Divya Khosla Kumar receives Rajiv Gandhi Award

Actress turned director Divya Khosla Kumar has received the Rajiv Gandhi Award for excellence for her 2014 movie 'Yaariyaan'.

IANS| Last Updated: Aug 31, 2014, 09:08 AM IST

Mumbai: Actress turned director Divya Khosla Kumar has received the Rajiv Gandhi Award for excellence for her 2014 movie 'Yaariyaan'.

"It's a great honour and definitely my journey and growth as a creative person doesn't stop here. I am proud to be a woman and making my foray in a field absolutely dominated by men. Cheers to Indian women managing their families," Divya said.

Divya could not be in Delhi Friday to receive the honour. Her parents received it on her behalf.