Junglee Pictures & Chrome Pictures Badhaai Ho wins big at the 66th National Awards!
The 66th National Film awards were announced on Friday, with two prestigious awards going to Junglee Pictures & Chrome Pictures’ Badhaai Ho, directed by Amit Ravindernath Sharma.
The family comedy featuring Ayushmann Khurrana, Sanya Malhotra, Neena Gupta, Gajraj Rao and Surekha Sikri that released last year continues to be an award season favourite as it bagged top honours at the National Film Awards including ‘Best Wholesome Entertainment’ and Best Supporting Actress – Surekha Sikri.
Having crossed Rs 200 crore mark, Badhaai Ho was unanimously appreciated by the critics, the industry and audiences across the country.
Director Amit Ravindernath Sharma says, “ This is overwhelming…When we made this film we didn’t expect it to receive this reception . It’s nothing short of a dream come true to have Chrome’s first film production win a National award.”
Producer Vineet Jain shares, “Junglee Pictures has always believed in telling impactful stories in the most engaging manner. This recognition in form of a national award is truly gratifying. I am proud of the team for putting together such a delightful yet meaningful film.”
Producer Aleya Sen adds, “I’m speechless! There couldn’t be a bigger honour than this and this win has only encouraged us to push the envelope further and make films the country will be proud of.”
Says producer Hemant Bhandari, ” This calls for a celebration. Congratulations to the cast, crew, technicians our co-producer Priti Shahani and everyone who made this film what it