Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh, who won the Filmfare Best Actor in a Leading Role Award for Bajirao Mastani, said that he felt honoured to have been nominated in the same category as Amitabh Bachchan.
The Filmfare Awards were held in Mumbai on January 15.
In Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani, Ranveer played the role of Peshwa Bajirao I. Bajirao Mastani won nine awards including the Best Film and Best Director award.
"It is an honour to be nominated alongside my idol, Mr Amitabh Bachchan," said Ranveer.
Mr Bachchan won the Critics' Choice (Male) Award for Piku while Deepika Padukone won the Best Actress in a Leading Role (Female) Award. (Also Read: Filmfare Awards 2016: Complete List of Winners)