The 64 National Film Awards ceremony took place on Wednesday at Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi. President Pranab Mukherjee congratulated and honored the winners, Akshay Kumar was given the best actor award for Rustom, while Surabhi Jyothi was given the Best Actress Award for Malayalam film Minnaminungu. Sonam Kapoor received a Special Mention from the jury for playing Neerja Bhanot in the film Neerja. While she was chirpy and exuberant on stage, her father and actor Anil Kapoor couldn’t control his excitement. He stood up and kept clicking pictures of his daughter. Also seen with him was Sonam’s rumoured boyfriend Anand Ahuja, who also accompanied her to the ceremony.
The Khiladi actor was accompanied by his wife Twinkle Khanna and son Aarav- on the most special day of his life. Filled with joy, Akshay took to twitter to express his happiness as he shared a picture from the ceremony, receiving the honour by the president. He captioned the image, “No words can do justice to the joy I feel at this moment…sharing with you first ever #NationalFilmAward! Thank you for the love.
Akshay kumar looked well groomed as he wore a black bandhgala with a pink pocket square. While son Aarav sported a traditional off-white stripped kurta, Twinkle Khanna looked elegant in a purple and pink saree. Ahead of the ceremony, Akshay posted a family photo on his Twitter handle and captioned it, “An important day in my life with the most important people in the world to me, my family #National Film Awards.”
As sonam went on the stage, to collect the Award for best film, she looked stunning in a subtle pistachio green saree with heavy kundan jewellery. Her hair was tied in a low bun with gajra. No matter what the event is, sonam has proved that no one can beat her in styling and fashion.