Ajay Devgn bags Best Foreign Actor award for ‘Raid’ at film festival in China
Actor Ajay Devgn, for his role in the film Raid, has bagged the Best Foreign Actor award at the 27th Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival in China.
The four-day festival which was held in Foshan, got over on Saturday with the Popular Movies Hundred Flowers Awards ceremony.
The awards are special because the winners at the function are selected by the audience.
The fest is organised every year by CFA, that is China Film Association, which is associated with ICFS (India China Film Society) founded by Kishor Jawade.
“We have always believed in backing content driven cinema, films with stories which are engaging and relatable. Raid has been a very special film for us. It’s a film we believed in from day one,” T-Series chairman and producer of Raid, Bhushan Kumar said.
“The best actor victory for Ajay Devgn at the Golden and Hundred Flowers Film Festival is another feather in his cap and affirmation of his strong acting talent,” he further added.
Raid, set in the 1980s Uttar Pradesh, is based on real life events involving one of the most high profile income tax raids in India.
Kumar Mangat Pathak, Producer and Chairman at Panorama Studios, said, “We are proud to be associated with a film like Raid, which has made its mark in global cinema.As a producer, it gives us immense confidence and encouragement to make films like these.” Directed by Raj Kumar Gupta, Raid released in India on March 16, and also starred Ileana D’Cruz.