Icon Star Allu Arjun who is known for his adoptability skills to play a wide variety of roles won the National Award in the "Best Actor" category for his exceptional performance in "Pushpa-The Rise".
The 69th National Film Awards ceremony was held today in New Delhi's Vigyan Bhawan and the awards were presented by President Droupadi Murmu. The winners of the National Awards for the year 2021 were announced in August.
Allu Arjun, who received the Best Actor award for Pushpa: The Rise, said on the red carpet that winning the award for a commercial film was a "double achievement" for him. He was accompanied by his wife Sneha Reddy.
This marked a momentous achievement for Allu Arjun who became the first Telugu actor to receive the prestigious award in the best actor category.
In the film, Allu Arjun played the role of Pushparaj aka Pushpa and his performance won accolades from critics and audiences alike. Movie buffs across the nation were spellbound by his action-packed show in the movie.
Directed by Sukumar, Pushpa: The Rule was produced by Mythri Movie Makers with Rashmika Mandanna playing the female lead. Currently, it’s part 2 titled Pushpa: The Rule is in the production stages.