Akshay Kumar has got all the reasons to be happy today as the actor has won his maiden National Film Award for the movie 'Rustom'.
It is indeed is a moment of huge pride for Akki as the National Film Awards are the most prestigious awards in the country.
The superstar had admitted post the announcement he had a series of mixed emotions - surprise, happiness, emotional and gratitude for all the jury members and his fans which made him reach the point where he is today.
He even took it to micro-blogging site Twitter and shared an emotional video for his fans.
In the video Akshay said, "Thank you is just a small word at this moment. But I don't know how else to describe what I am feeling right now. I truly humbled by this honour. I would like to thank the National Award jury and all my fans from the core of my heart for believing in my talent. rustom was a very special role to play. Getting a chance to wear the country's naval dress itself is a special feeling even if it is for a film role and now this National Award has made it special forever. I would like to dedicate this award to the blessing of my parents and my loving family, specially to my lovely wife, who always used to tease me saying 'It's good you don't go to award function anymore as you don't get anything'."
The Khiladi Kumar captioned the video as, "#NationalFilmAwards : Best Actor for Rustom,countless emotions,very hard to express my gratitude right now but still tried,a big THANK YOU".
Talking about 'Rustom', the movie was based on the very popular KM Nanavati case, where Akshay played the titular role.
While the superstar is overjoyed by the achievement he also made a point saying that he has won the award with sheer honesty.
"Neither have I ever made a call to anyone to win an award nor have given money or done favours for it," Akshay told a leading daily.
On the other hand, Twinkle Khanna too is delighted over hubby Akshay winning the prestigious award.
She too retweeted Akshay's video and wrote, "I don't know if I am crying or laughing-emotions all over the place-So proud of you @akshaykumar you smart, humble, amazing creature!"
Currently, Akshay Kumar is busy with wife Twinkle Khanna's upcoming production 'Padman', in which he will be sharing the screen space with Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte.
Interestingly, Akshay's co-star from the movie Sonam too has won the National Award for her movie 'Neerja'.
'Padman' is based on life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, who invented first low-cost sanitary napkins in the country. The movie is helmed R.Balki.