Mumbai | Ranveer Singh is on cloud nine after his latest release Bajirao Mastani took home nine awards including the best actor gong at the 61st Filmfare Awards here. The 30-year-old actor, who portrayed the titular role of Bajirao in the Sanjay Leela Bhansli film, received the award from veteran actress Rekha. The #FilmfareAward for Best Actor in a Leading Role! Thank you all for your love! I feel on top of the world! Kissing my beautiful black lady! Honoured to have received this award from the legendary Rekhaji! What a glorious moment!, he posted on Twitter. ‘
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was also present at the ceremony, blessed the actor for his win. To have won in th presence & with the blessings of my idol @SrBachchan ..Could not have been sweeter! #dreamcometrue, Ranveer wrote. Apart from winning the best actor honour, the romantic saga also took home the best film and best director honours. The period drama, which released on December 18, also won best production, best costume, best action, best choreography, best singer female, best film, and best supporting actress trophies.
Ecstatic about THIS! Immensely proud of my team #BajiraoMastani Abolsutely smashing it with nine awards! Tightest hug from my maker #SanjayLeelaBhansali who won Best Director & Best Film for #BajiraoMastani ! SO proud. Ranveer’s leading lady Deepika Padukone won the best actress award but for her role in Piku. and @deepikapadukone won Best Actor in Leading Role Female for PIKU! Gosh, I couldn’t have scripted it better myself!
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