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Parineeti Chopra: National Award feels great

Last updated on: March 19, 2013 18:12 IST

Parineeti Chopra: National Award feels great

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Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.

The year's National Film Award winners includes many faces from Hindi cinema . Bollywood stars took to Twitter to congratulate their friends. 

Parineeti Chopra, who recieved a special mention for her debut film Ishaqzaade, tweeted: 'Thank you thank you thank you everyone! Gosh, for my second film. Feels greatttttt!'

Reema Kagti's Talaash also got a special mention alongwith Rituparno Ghosh for Chitrangada (Bengali) and Nawazuddin Siddiqui for KahaaniGangs of Wasseypur, Dekh Indian Circus.

Filmmaker Farhan Akhtar wrote: '#Talaash gets Special Jury National Award along with Gangs of..., Kahaani, Chitrangda & Dekh Indian Circus. congrats @kagtireema.'

Shoojit Sircar's Vicky Donor topped the list with three awards. Producer John Abraham shared a picture of him and tweeted: 'Vicky donor makes me happy.' 
 

Meanwhile, Tigmanshu Dhulia's movie Paan Singh Tomar was named the best feature film. Producer Ronnie Screwvala tweeted his thanks as saying: 'National Award - thank you all for all your wishes for DisneyUTV to win the National Award for PanSinghTomar - as always - its TEAM WORK ..'

Sujoy Ghosh also picked up the original screenplay award for his film Kahaani whereas Bhavesh Mandalia and Umesh Shukla won for their adapted screenplay of Oh My God. The National Film Awards will be presented at a ceremony later this year by President Pranab Mukherjee.


Image: Parineeti Chopra in Ishaqzaade

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'National Award-winning film should be sent to Oscars'

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While some congratulated the winners, others lauded the National awards for recognising talent in Bollywood. Here's what they said:

Shekhar Kapur: 'so proud of u Tiigmanshu @dirtigmanshu for #PaaniSinghTomar winning best film at #NationalFilmAwards. Am very very happy'

Sanjay Suri: 'Until the system is not fixed and a democratic process for selection for sending films for OSCARS is not in place in India, i feel National Award Winning film should be sent as India's entry to the Oscars.'

Prakash Raj: 'National awards announced. Hats off to the jury for its worthy selection of deserving talents. Congratulations to all the winners. Cheersss'

Sanjay Gupta: 'Je Baat Jageera Ki.... Mera dost Sujoy Ghosh national award winner ban gaya... I'm jealous of him. :-) This is turning out to be a good year at the awards. Filmfare was finally fair and the National Awards are finally looking at Hindi films. Mere dost Ram Mirchandani aur John Abraham bhi National Award winner ban gaye... Nikal padi yaar... too good.'

Onir: 'Congratulations to my friend @BedabrataPain for the National award as debut director for his film #CHITTAGONG'

Anurag Basu: 'Congratulations @RonnieScrewvala @roo_cha Tigmanshu dhulia and entire team of 'Pansingh Tomar ''

Sandhya Mridul: 'YAYEEEEE!!! Congratulations @harudthefilm for the National Award. The versatile & immensely talented Aamir Bashir & @roo_cha & Shankar Raman the guys behind @harudthefilm .. NationalAward!#SuperHappy!!! :)'

Image: Shekhar Kapur

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Arshad Warsi to celebrate Jolly LLB's success

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With Jolly LLB getting a good response at the box-office, actor Arshad Warsi is one happy  man. After all, the film is his first solo hit. 

The actor now plans to throw a success party. 'Looking forward to the success party for JOLLY LLB on the 20th. It is slowly but surely overtaking all the past landmark films...' he updated.

Directed by Subhash Kapoor of Phas Gaye Re Obama fame, the film is a satire on India's legal system and has collected Rs 12.2 crores at the box office in the first three days.

 


Image: Arshad Warsi in Jolly LLB

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