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Kriti Sanon To Be Honoured With Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award For 'Bareilly Ki Barfi'

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| April 15 , 2018 , 15:49 IST

Having worked in only four Hindi films, Kriti Sanon has emerged as one of the most versatile actresses of the young generation. With the kind of characters she has pulled off with grace, the 27-year-old has proved that she is here to stay.

Among the others, her memorable performance in the sleeper hit 'Bareilly Ki Barfi' has bagged her the DadaSaheb Phalke excellence award 2018 in the lead role (Female). Playing a free-spirited small town girl, Kriti was phenomenal as 'Bitti'.

The Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari directorial also starring Rajkummar Rao and Ayushmann Khurana was hailed by the audience and critics both as a brilliant film. The romantic-comedy was based on the French novel 'The Ingredients of Love' by Nicolas Barreau.

ALSO READ: Bareilly Ki Barfi' Movie Review: Sweet, Realistic Rom-Com Holds Power To Captivate Viewers

Besides Kriti, Anushka Sharma, Tamannaah Bhatia and Ranveer Singh will also be honoured with the prestigious award at the special felicitation ceremony organised by Dadasaheb Phalke Foundation on April 21 in Mumbai.

While Tamannaah will receive the coveted award for her outstanding performance in SS Rajamouli-directed blockbuster film Baahubali: The Beginning, Ranveer Singh will be awarded for his performance in 'Padmaavat' whereas Anushka will be honoured as a 'path-breaking' producer award.

On the professional front, Kriti Sanon will next be seen in Rohit Jugraj's 'Arjun Patiala' alongside Diljit Dosanjh, which will hit the screens on September 13. She has also signed 'Housefull 4' and Ashutosh Gowariker's period drama 'Panipat'.