She has been in the industry for over two decades and her work in films "Lamhe", "Devdas","Jodhaa Akbar" and "Bal Gandharva" helped her win the prestigious National Awards. And now designer Neeta Lulla, who is currently working on Ashutosh Gowarikar's movie "Mohenjo Daro", says that such appreciations have turned out to be a "milestone" in her career.
Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor, the 46th recipient of the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award, could not make it to the 62nd National Film Awards due to ill health, but was recognised with a special documentary and a standing ovation by the audience here.
Kay Kay Menon's work in films like 'Life...In A Metro" and 'Black Friday' has been widely lauded, but the actor doesn't believe in awards. He says award events are now merely TV programmes, which are about business.
Though happy that his Telugu revenge-drama ‘Eega’ pocketed two National Awards Monday, Telugu filmmaker S.S Rajamouli was hoping Kannada star Kichcha Sudeep, who played the antagonist in the film, would win an award as well.
Vidya Balan, who won the best actress National award for her bold and beautiful performance in ‘The Dirty Picture’, says she has achieved a lot more than she ever expected to in her seven-year Bollywood career.