- 'Chhichhore' won Best Hindi Feature Film
- The film was directed by Nitesh Tiwari
- "Thank you to the entire team of Chhichhore," wrote Shraddha
After the 2019 film Chhichhore, starring Sushant Singh Rajput won the National Award for Best Hindi Feature Film, the makers and its cast dedicated the big win to the late actor who died by suicide last year. The film's director Nitesh Tiwari remembered the film's lead actor with these words: "This one is for you Sushant. From all of us at team Chhichhore." Meanwhile, the film's lead actress Sharddha Kapoor wrote this after the film won: "Thank you Nitesh Tiwari, Sajid Nadiadwala for making me a part of this beautiful film. We miss you Sushant Singh Rajput. Thank you National award committee. Thank you to the entire team of Chhichhore ."
See Nitesh Tiwari and Shraddha Kapoor's posts here:
Varun Sharma, who starred as Sushant Singh Rajput's best friend in the film, wrote this in his Instagram post: "A film which is truly special to all of us. A film which is very close to our hearts. This one is for you Kammo."
Read his post here:
The actor also shared a throwback picture with the entire cast of the film. He simply added a heart emoji. No words needed."
Chhichhoreshowcased the story of a few college students and how their lives undergo major changes. The film depicts the story of their lives as college students and middle-aged people. The only common factor is their friendship. The film also featured Prateik Babbar, Tahir Raj Bhasin and Naveen Polishetty, Tushar Pandey and Saharsh Shukla in pivotal roles.
Sushant Singh Rajput died in June last year. He became a star after featuring in Balaji Telefilms' popular daily show Pavitra Rishta. His impressive filmography included hits as well critically acclaimed films like MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, Kedarnath and Sonchiriya among others. His last project Dil Bechara, co-starring Sanjana Sanghi.