New Delhi: Filmmaker Maneesh Sharma, who collected the Best Hindi Film National Award for his production Dum Laga Ke Haisha at the 63rd National Film Awards in New Delhi on Tuesday, said that it feels honouring and humbling to receive such a prestigious award.
- Maneesh collected Best Hindi Film National Award for Dum Laga Ke Haisha
- 'It feels very humbling and honouring,' said Maneesh Sharma
- Maneesh Sharma is the producer of Dum Laga Ke Haisha
"It feels great. It feels very humbling and honouring. It just feels great (on receiving National Award)," Mr Sharma told IANS.
When asked if he ever thought the film will receive so many awards, he said: "I think we (our team) somewhere knew we had an honest film in hand. I didn't know whether it's going to win many awards. But now that it happened it's very reassuring and exciting."
The film also won the Best Female Playback Singer for Monali Thakur for the song Moh Moh Ke Dhaage.
Directed by Sharat Katariya, Dum Laga Ke Haisha features actress Bhumi Pednekar and Ayushmann Khurrana.
The filmmaker also said that he would like to work with Bhumi and Mr Katariya in the future.
"I am working with Ayushmann. I am producing Meri Pyaari Bindu. I am sure Bhumi and I will work (in future). I am also sure that Sharat and I will work. We are one team in any case. That's bound to happen." Mr Sharma said.