Mumbai: Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, who won the National Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for Talvar said that the award gives him more confidence.
- Vishal Bhardwaj won the Best Adapted Screenplay for Talvar.
- This is Mr Bhardwaj's seventh National Award.
- Mr Bhardwaj is currently filming Rangoon.
Mr Bhardwaj had also won the Best Screenplay (Dialogue) Award last year for Haider.
"This is my seventh National Award. I am very happy that this time it's for a film like Talvar, a story which needed to be told. This is my second film alone as a writer. So, it gives me confidence, a boost to write," Mr Bhardwaj told PTI.
The 50-year-old filmmaker, who is currently filming Rangoon, said that he will celebrate the win with his team.
"Initially, when my producer told me about the award, I couldn't believe it. I wanted to hear it on TV and see it myself. The congratulatory messages made me feel it's true. In the evening, I will party with my team," added Mr Bhardwaj.(Also Read: Meghna Gulzar: Talvar Will Serve its Purpose If it Leads to a Debate)