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National Film Awards: Ajay Devgn delighted over Shivaay's victory, says 'it was well deserved'

Ajay Devgn Has Expressed His Happiness Of His Home Production 'Shivaay' Bagging The Prestigious National Film Award And Said That It Was Well Deserved.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ranpreet Kaur | Updated on: 07 Apr 2017, 09:05:39 PM
National Film Awards: Ajay Devgn delighted over Shivaay's victory

New Delhi:

Ajay Devgn has expressed his happiness of his home production 'Shivaay' bagging the prestigious National Film Award and said that it was well deserved.

The announcement was made on Friday where 'Shivaay' has won the award for the category of Best Special Effects for its commedable VFX.

Talking about the same Ajay released an official statement saying that this achievement was not surprising for him. However, he did conveyed his gratitude to the National Film Awards.

He said, "I feel delighted that Prestigious 64th National Award for Best Visual Effects has been awarded to our very own Naveen Paul of NY VFXWALA for our film SHIVAAY. Many Congratulations to Naveen and the entire team of NY VFXWALA. I'm thankful to the honourable jury but I have to say that I am not at all surprised by their decision. This indeed is a well-deserved win."

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The 'Drishyam' actor also took it to micro-blogging site Twitter to share his happiness and wrote "Well deserved @pauly_vfxwaala. Congrats on the National Award @nyvfxwaala!"

'Shivaay' was released in November 2016 and witnessed a box office clash with Karan Johar's 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil'.

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Talking about the 64th National Film Awards, Akshay Kumar won the best actor award for his performance in Rustom. Neerja starring Sonam Kapoor won the best Hindi film award. Marathi film Kasaav won the best film award. Besides, Priyanka Chopra's maiden Marathi production also bagged three awards.

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First Published : 07 Apr 2017, 08:45:00 PM