Fawad Khan Wins Filmfare Award For Best Male Debut
MUMBAI: Actor and national heartthrob Fawad Khan on Saturday night became the first Pakistani to win the prestigious Filmfare award in the Best Male Debut category.
The 60th Filmfare Awards were held to honour the best films of 2014 from the Hindi-language film industry at the Yash Raj Studio in Mumbai.
Fawad Afzal Khan won the Best Male Debut Award for his work in Khoobsurat.
Other nominations in this category were Tahir Raj Bhasin (Mardaani), Tiger Shroff (Heropanti), Sharib Hashimi (Filmistaan) and Freddy Daruwala (Holiday).
Fawad received the award from Sonam Kapoor and Jhataleka Malhotra.
On receiving the award Fawad thanked Anil Kapoor, Rhea Kapoor (Producer), his co-star Sonam Kapoor, Disney Productions and the entire team of Khoobsurat and also spoke about his experience on working on the project.
Fawad further thanked his fans and said “You guys are the instrument of my success. It is beautiful to get love from people in India and Pakistan.”
Fawad wore a grey Dior suit with a pin striped waist coat to complete his royal look that he is famous for and was accompanied by his wife on the red carpet.
He has recently won Best Actor at the Lux Style Awards in Karachi, Best Debut at the Masala Awards, Dubai and Fresh Face of the Year at Hello India Awards in Mumbai.
His Bollywood debut had raked in a whopping Rs30 million within three days of its release.
While Fawad has brought a second Filmfare for Pakistan, renowned pop star Nazia Hasan was the first Pakistani to be awarded the Black Lady in 1981 for her song ‘Aap Jaisa Koi’ in the category ‘Best Female Playback Singer’.