National Film Awards: B-town congratulates winners
Celebs tweeted about Bollywood’s big wins at the 60th National Film Awards, announced on March 18
As the 60th National Film Awards were being announced yesterday, Bollywood celebs including actors and directors began congratulating their colleagues on Twitter. Karan Johar was one of the first ones to react, writing about Parineeti Chopra‘s Special Mention for Ishaqzaade. He tweeted, “Congratulations @ParineetiChopra….what an honour at such a young age!!! Keep the great work going….” He also mentioned Nikhil Advani and Sujoy Ghosh’s wins for Delhi Safari and Kahaani.
Celebs like Madhuri Dixit-Nene, Akshay Kumar, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Amitabh Bachchan, Siddharth, Aditi Rao Hydari, Nikhil Advani, Prakash Raj, Dia Mirza, Parambrata Chatterjee, Mukta Arts, Onir, Bhawana Somaaya, Anurag Kashyap Films and many others took to social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook to express their happiness over their friends’ victory at the prestigious awards. Vicky Donor director Shoojit Sircar thanked everyone who congratulated him on Twitter. Some journalists, public relations executives, managers and producers also tweeted.
Read tweets of Bollywood stars on the 60th National Film Awards:
Amitabh Bachchan: “Delighted with all the announcements for the National Awards … in particular of those who’s work I admired and loved .. well done all .. Irrfan, Parineeti, Anu, Sujoy, Shoojit, Shankar, and all the others .. a privilege to have known you and your work ..”
Madhuri Dixit-Nene: “Congratulations to Pandit Birju Maharaj-ji for winning the National award. Overjoyed.”
Karan Johar: “Congratulations @ParineetiChopra….what an honour at such a young age!!! Keep the great work going….”
“Congratulations @nickadvani!!!! #delhisafari!!!”
“Congratulations @@sujoy_g!!!! Badhai Ho!!!!”
Narendra Modi: “Delighted to share that Gujarat has won 3 prestigious National Awards in Tourism! Here are more details”
Akshay Kumar: “Superb news, our first film, OMG Oh My God under Grazing Goat Pictures won a National Award for Best Adapted Screenplay! Truly an OMG moment for us :)”
Grazing Goat Pictures: “And this Monday brings the best news ever! OMG – Oh My God wins a National Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Now this is a biggie! Delighted :D”
Onir: “A very special day for me today. My sister IRENE DHAR MALIK won the National award for BEST EDITING , Non Feature section for the film CELLULOID MAN. Am super happy today as she has been my inspiration for film making and introduced me to good cinema. Super Proud :)”
Anurag Kashyap Films: “Nawazuddin Siddiqui wins the Best Supporting Actor at the Asian Film Awards, Hong Kong after a Special Mention at the National Film Awards”
Huma Qureshi: “Gooo nawaz! “@moviesndtv: National Awards: Nawazuddin Siddiqui wins Special Jury Award for Kahaani, Gangs Of Wasseypur and Talaash.”
“Super congrats @nickadvani National Awards: Best Animation Film – Delhi Safari ! Wayyy to goooo”
“And he does it again @irrfan_k ! Congrats”
Mukta Arts: “Have a look at our post on the Marathi film Samahita winning 2 National Award”
Aditi Rao Hydari: “Respect and Congratulations @ShoojitSircar @irrfan_k, dolly ahluwalia tiwari @sujoy_g… :)”
Inshallah, Football: “Inshallah Kashmir wins National Film Award for Best Investigative Film. Second National Film Award for Ashvin Kumar in consecutive years!”
OMG – Oh My God: “Truly an OMG Moment! OMG – Oh My God has added another feather to its kitty by winning the NATIONAL AWARD! The award for Best Screenplay Writer (adapted) has been conferred on Bhavesh Mandalia and Umesh Shukla for the film. Congratulations! So proud!! :D”
Shoojit Sircar: “’3 National Awards fr Vicky Donor…I did a sperm dance as soon as I heard the news:::)))))’”
“RT @IamOnir: Congratulations @ShoojitSircar for the 3 National Awards :)thnk u”
Parambrata Chatterjee: @ShoojitSircar congratulations!!
Actor Nani: “Best special effects and best regional film … Very happy :) ..but u deserve more Captain !”
Bhawana Somaaya: “Wow so many National Awards for Hindi cinema. 2012 has been a special year and nobody can keep us out of headlines. Congrats to all winners!”
Dia Mirza: “This is what I call DIVINE justice! @ShoojitSircar has bagged 3 National Awards! 2 for supp actors and one for most entertaining film! Yahoo”
Prakash Raj: “National awards announced. Hats off to the jury for its worthy selection of deserving talents. Congratulations to all the winners. Cheersss”
Nikhil Advani: “@irrfan_k congrats and best wishes for the national award. Ab toh ghamasaan celebration hoga!!! #PaanSinghTomar”
Anshuman Jha: “The most deserving,across the table,won the National Awards ystrday.And India took a 3-0 lead.What a fair day yesterday! @sujoy_g @irrfan_k”
UTV Motion Pictures: congrats @irrfan_k on winning the best actor national award for Paan Singh Tomar. no one deserved it more than you.
Tanuj Garg: “Congrats Irrfan Khan for bagging best actor for Paan Singh Tomar at the national film awards. Congrats Tigmanshu Dhulia.”
Nikil Murugan: “National award Winner Costume designer Poornima thanked Dir Bala for giving an splendid opportunity to work”
Dhananjayan Govind: “So happy our film Paan Singh Tomar getting the top recognitions at National Award & Vazhakku Enn with Thirrupathi Bros. winning two awards”
“Congrats to Team #Vishwaroopam for winning the Best Art Direction & Best Choreography at National Awards. Well deserving honor”
Cricketwallah (Ayaz Memon): “National Awards: Delighted to learn Paan Singh Tomar is best film and Irrfan Khan best actor for his role in it. Recognition for quality…”
BollywoodLife congratulates all the winners of the 60th National Film Awards!
First Published: 2.16 PM IST 03.19.2013