‘Kamaal!’, says Sonakshi on National Award for ‘Dabangg’

Last Updated: May 20, 2011, 08:58 AM IST

New Delhi: Sonakshi Sinha, who made a dream debut opposite Salman Khan in blockbuster ‘Dabangg’, is amazed that the action film has won national award for best popular film providing wholesome entertainment.

The 58th National Award winners were announced here Thursday.

"Kamaal karte ho yaar (What a feat, guys)! National Award bhi andar (pocketed the National Award too)! Team `Dabangg` take a bow! And to all of you who got us this far - THANK YOU!" Sonakshi posted on her Twitter page.

"Dabangg", produced by Arbaaz Khan, is a story of a corrupt police officer Chulbul Pandey, essayed by Salman. Sonakshi played his love interest Rajjo.

The movie has previously received six Filmfare Awards, seven Star Screen Awards and nine Zee Cine Awards. It has got a total of 11 nominations in the forthcoming International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards to be held in Toronto next month.