‘I don’t take moments like these lightly’: Alia Bhatt on winning Best Actress award for Gangubai Kathiawadi

After winning her first National Award for Gangubai Kathiawadi, Alia Bhatt wrote a heartfelt post.

Alia Bhatt has achieved a new milestone with the awarding of her first National Award for Gangubai Kathiawadi. The prize for Best Actress is shared by the actress and Kriti Sanon, who earned it for Mimi. The Brahmastra actress recently resorted to social media to share a heartfelt message about her great win.

Alia struck the ‘Gangubai Namaste pose and wrote, “To Sanjay Sir..To the entire crew..To my family..To my team & last but most definitely not the least..To my audience..This national award is yours .. because without you ALL none of this would be possible.. seriously!!! I am SO grateful.. I do not take moments like these lightly.. I hope to continue to entertain for as long as I can..Love and light.. Gangu (also known as alia)”

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Further congratulating Kriti on her win, the Student Of The Year actress added, “P.S – Kriti .. I remember messaging you the day I saw Mimi .. it was such an honest and powerful performance.. I cried and cried.. so so well deserved.. shine on you star… the world is your oyster ”

Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Gangubai Kathiawadi also stars Shantanu Maheshwari, Vijay Raaz, Indira Tiwari, Seema Pahwa, Jim Sarbh, and Ajay Devgn.

Alia was most recently featured in Karan Johar’s romance comedy Rocky Aur Ranii Ki Prem Kahani, starring Ranveer Singh. She recently made her Hollywood debut in the Netflix film Heart of Stone, opposite Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan.