Was in queue for long: Irrfan on popular award

For Irrfan Khan, whose performances find critical acclaim, it was a welcome change to be acknowledged by a popular awards platform here.

IANS| Updated: Dec 06, 2017, 18:46 PM IST
Was in queue for long: Irrfan on popular award

Mumbai: For Irrfan Khan, whose performances find critical acclaim, it was a welcome change to be acknowledged by a popular awards platform here.

Irrfan on Sunday won the Best Actor (Popular Choice) at the Star Screen Awards for 'Hindi Medium'. He was also nominated for 'Qarib Qarib Singlle'.

"It's great to be acknowledged by popular awards in a popular main actor category. I was in queue for a long time. And this time for two movies which are 'Qarib Qarib Singlle' and 'Hindi Medium'. I will celebrate this and God promise,  I won't get delusional," Irrfan said in a statement.

After his victory, he had tweeted: "Haasil se Hindi Medium tak, villain se popular hero tak.... Thank you Star Screen Awards.

Irrfan Khan upcoming movies in 2018 are Vishal Bhardwaj’s Next, Karwaan, Raita and Takadum.