Irrfan Khan on winning Filmfare Award in the Best Actor category: It’s time for change and I am glad there is acceptance

Irrfan Khan on winning Filmfare Award in the Best Actor category: It’s time for change and I am glad there is acceptance

Irrfan Khan is ecstatic that he was named the Best Actor in Leading Role (Male) for the movie Hindi Medium at the 63rd Filmfare Awards and said that the world believes in the work if the actor believes in it too. “Hindi Medium is very close to my heart and I wish to keep telling stories like these for the audience. When you believe in your work, the world also believes with you. It is good to know that the stories you believe in is what the audiences is also looking for. It’s time for change and I am glad there is acceptance to this change,” Irrfan said in a statement. (Also read: Filmfare Awards 2018: Rajkummar Rao scores two trophies while Irrfan Khan and Vidya Balan bag the Best Actor awards – complete list here)

The actor also tweeted that the journey of Hindi Medium has been testament to celebration of a story that is “told from the heart, of good content and most of all the want and sincerity to inculcate and encourage change.” He further added, “Thank you to @Filmfare and our audience who have been part of my journey and also for giving this movie the adulation it has got! Congratulations to the entire team!” Check out his tweets right here…

Co-produced by Maddock Films and T-series Hindi Medium also won the Best Film (Popular) Award at the show. Dinesh Vijan of Maddock films said: “Good content has emerged as a winner. Wow, what a start to 2018 for all of us. It is great to see that when the dust settles, its good content that has emerged as a winner and this is a huge boost for all of us to work harder in 2018.”

Directed by Saket Chaudhary, the film also features Pakistani actress, Saba Qamar. It revolves around a couple who yearn to get their daughter educated from a reputed school.

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