Farhan Akhtar's performance in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag has set a milestone. The actor who had gone through a year and a half training to get in the shape of Milkha Singh has been appreciated and honoured in all form for his outstanding act in the film. So much so that this year, the actor swept in all the awards for the Best Actor.
This time around the actor got very emotional when he received India's highest award in cinema given annually by the Government of India for the contribution to Indian cinema - the Dada Saheb Phalke Ratna Award for the Best Actor on 30th April night.
He was overwhelmed to be presented the award by the governor of Maharashtra, Shri. K. Sankaranarayanan. On receiving the award, Farhan remarked, "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag will always be close to my heart. Received the Best Actor the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards from the Governor of Maharashtra and it was an honour."
Recently at the IIFA, the actor-producer-writer-singer was overwhelmed to receive the award for Best Actor from hands of the legend himself, Milkha Singh where the entire house gave him a standing ovation on his achievement.
Jeetendra, Juhi Chawla, Kapil Sharma and Sunidhi Chauhan are among the other celebrities who also bagged this award.