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After Anushka Sharma, Ranveer Singh to be conferred with Dada Saheb Phalke Excellence Award

Ranveer Singh will receive the award for his portrayal of merciless king Alauddin Khilji in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's blockbuster Padmaavat.

Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: April 10, 2018 15:42 IST ]

Ranveer Singh

Ranveer Singh has added another feather to his cap for the portrayal of menacing Alauddin Khilji in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat. The powerhouse actor will be honoured as the Best Actor at Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018 for Padmaavat.

Padmaavat is Ranveer's first ever 300 crore blockbuster. The movie also starring Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor set cash registers ringing despite protests from fringe groups. The actor received appreciation for his portrayal of the merciless king from critics and audience alike.

"We take immense pleasure to inform you that you have been finalised for The Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award 2018 for the memorable role for the Padmaavat," the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award committee wrote to Ranveer announcing his award, as reported by ANI.

Ranveer has currently some interesting projects in pipeline. While he will be seen in the role of a rapper in Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy, co-starring Alia Bhatt, he will essay Kapil Dev in Kabir Khan's '83.

Apart from Ranveer, Anushka Sharma will also be conferred with the coveted award for being a 'path-breaking' producer.

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