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Farhan Akhtar has won an award for his performance in the movie Toofan. He won the Best Actor Award for his stellar performance in the movie Toofaan. Farhan received the honour at the 12th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival. He thanked his team and the jury while receiving the award. Apart from Farhan, the Amitabh Bachchan, Emraan Hashmi starrer titled Chehre also received a special mention from the jury.

A video of Akhtar was shared on the Dada Saheb Phalke Award’s Twitter handle. The actor could be heard thanking the members of the jury and everyone in the Toofaan team for the award. He said, “Thank you to the jury of Dadasaheb Phalke Film Festival for this incredible honour that they have bestowed upon me for my performance in Toofaan.


Sharing the video, the Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival handle wrote, “Farhan Akhtar @FarOutAkhtar won Best Actor for Toofaan in
@dadasahebfest 12th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-22 (sic).

Take a look at the post below:

Talking about Toofaan, the movie is directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. The cast includes Paresh Rawal, Vijay Raaz, Supriya Pathak Kapur, Hussain Dalal and Mrunal Thakur in key roles.

At the film festival, the movie Jai Bhim starring won the Best Film award. Actor Manikandan, who played the role of Rasakannu in the film, bagged an award for Best Supporting Actor award at the film festival.

Meanwhile, Farhan recently got married to his long-time girlfriend, Shibani Dandekar in an intimate wedding ceremony. The couple exchanged vows in the presence of close friends and family in Lonavala, on February 19. Shibani and Farhan later took to their Instagram handles to share photos from their dreamy star-studded wedding. The ceremony in Lonavala was attended by Farah Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani, Rhea Chakraborty and others.

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