Shahid Kapoor to receive Dadasaheb Phalke Award for ‘Padmaavat’


After Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor to get Dadasaheb Phalke Award for ‘Padmaavat’. Shahid Kapoor played the role of Maharawal Ratan Singh in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s historical saga ‘Padmaavat’ for which he was applauded for doing full justice with the role. He will now be conferred with the prestigious honour for brilliance in acting.

Talking about his character, Shahid said, “I don’t think that I underplayed Maharawal Ratan Singh, I would say I played Maharawal Ratan Singh. This is the character that was meant to be subtle. Nobody overplayed or nobody underplayed – it was our characters and we did our job according to the briefs we were given.”

Honestly, it’s not the most author-backed role in the film. So taking up such a role and getting appreciations for that, is an amazing moment,” he added.(Also Check: Shahid Kapoor’s special lessons for daughter Misha Kapoor)

Besides Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor, Kriti Sanon, Tamannaah Bhatia and Anushka Sharma too will be conferred the award. The winners will be honored by the Mumbai based Dadasaheb Phalke Foundation on April 21.