The prestigious and coveted 64th National Film Awards were announced this morning. Among the deserving recipients, actor-filmmaker Ajay Devgn‘s directorial project ‘Shivaay’ has also received an honour. The film has won the award for Best Visual Effects. Certainly, it is a moment of joy and happiness for the team of this action thriller. Ajay Devgn, who is currently busy shooting for ‘Golmaal Again’ has also issued a statement.
The actor-filmmaker has said, “I feel delighted that Prestigious 64th National Award for Best Visual Effects has been awarded to our very own Naveen Paul of NY VFXWALA for our film SHIVAAY. Many Congratulations to Naveen and the entire team of NY VFXWALA. I’m thankful to the honourable jury but I have to say that I am not at all surprised by their decision. This indeed is a well deserved win.” [sic] (Also Read: EXCLUSIVE: Taapsee Pannu opens up on ‘PINK’ winning a National Award)
‘Shivaay’ was Ajay’s second film as a director and it starred him along with Sayyeshaa Saigal, Erika Kaar, Abigail Eames.
Talking about 64th National Film Awards, Ajay’s close friend and actor Akshay Kumar has won the Best Actor for his performance in ‘Rustom’ and films like ‘Neerja’ and ‘PINK’ have also won top honours in different categories.
Truly well deserving!