Bollywood actresses Sonali Kulkarni and Divya Dutta hosted the prestigious 66th National Film Awards at Vigyan Bhawan today where Vice President Venkaiah Naidu handed over the honour to several celebrities who have excelled in cinema. Several celebrities were honoured with various awards for their contribution to Hindi cinema.
Akshay Kumar, who is going all guns blazing with back to back stellar performances and box office blockbusters, accepted the National Award for the Best Film on social issues for his film Padman. Padman, based on a real-life story, released on February 8, 2019, and starred Akshay, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and Radhika Apte.
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Twitter started trending #BestSocialFilmPadman soon after Akshay Kumar got honoured with it.
Akshay is prepping up for his next release Good Newwz which will hit the screens on December 27, 2019.