National Award for Sonam Kapoor glorious validation of her talent: Shabana Azmi

Updated: April 13, 2017 1:14 pm

Shabana Azmi has praised Sonam Kapoor for the big win of Neerja at the National Awards
Veteran actress Shabana Azmi has praised Sonam Kapoor as she got a special mention at the 64th National Film Awards for her portrayal of slain air hostess, Neerja Bhanot, in Neerja. “Sonam is like my own bachcha. The National award for Sonam is such a glorious validation of her talent. You pushed me and thank god I didn’t fall! While, Madhvani, who directed the movie, said, “High praise from @AzmiShabana and well deserved @sonamakapoor. Seriously !! With inputs from PTI. I am very proud of her,” Azmi said in a poster which was shared by Sonam on social media. To see her growth as an artiste is a very fulfilling experience for me personally. Thank you @AzmiShabana and thank you @RamKMadhvani for showing me this! On the work front, Sonam Kapoor is presently working with Akshay Kumar for Padman. As of today, Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor have worked jointly in two movies. “It just makes her so much more confident to do better work. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App now
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd That’s why #thankramididntfall
— Sonam Kapoor (@sonamakapoor) April 13, 2017
The film Neerja also won National Award for the best Hindi feature film. “This made my day year and everything! The 66-year-old actress, who essayed the role of Neerja Bhanot’s mother in the movie, said she is glad to see the Raanjhanaa star’s growth as an artiste and that the prestigious honour will motivate her to do better work. You flew down and caught me! Very happy for you.”

This made my day year and everything! You were super ram! ❤❤❤
— Sonam Kapoor (@sonamakapoor) April 13, 2017

Ram!!! Shabana Azmi will soon be seen in Aparna Sen’s film, Sonata. Thank you @AzmiShabana and thank you @RamKMadhvani for showing me this,” Sonam wrote alongside the photo. They have previously worked together in films like Thank You and Bombay Talkies.
— Sonam Kapoor (@sonamakapoor) April 13, 2017

All coz of you ram! Padman will also mark Twinkle Khanna’s debut as a producer under the banners of Mrs Funny Bones Movies.