Melbourne: Bhumi Pednekar is elated to win the best actress award for playing an overweight girl in "Dum Laga Ke Haisha" during a ceremony at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2015 here.
The 25-year-old Indian actress, who made her Bollywood debut opposite Ayushmann Khurrana in the Sharat Katariya-directed drama, said this was her first award for her role.
"My first for #dumlagakehaisha. There are so many people that have contributed to this. Thank you guys...," Bhumi posted on Twitter.
— bhumi pednekar (@psbhumi) August 15, 2015
The film released in February and touched many hearts for its intriguing storyline and brilliant performances.