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Irrfan Khan Bags Top Honour at the Asian Film Awards
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Irrfan Khan added yet another feather to his cap last night buy bagging the top honours at the Asian Film Awards, more commonly known as the Oscars of the East.

Irrfan is widely known as one of the finest Indian actors, for his power-packed performances in films like Maqbool, Life of Pi, The Namesake, Pan Singh Tomar and more recently The Lunchbox. Commenting on his win the actor said, “This award is considered Asia's Oscars, which is an honour in itself. Besides, one of my favourite actors, Toni Leung Chiu Wai was also nominated in the same category for the Wong Kar Wai film The Grandmaster, this in fact made the win even more special.”

In addition, The Lunchbox director Ritesh Batra also bagged the honour for the Best Screenplay. The Lunchbox is produced by DAR Motion Pictures. Besides Irrfan, Lunchbox stars Nimrit Kaur and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

The Asian Film Awards were held on the 27th of March 2014 at Macau. --


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