Ranveer ‘honoured’ to compete with Big B for award

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Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh, who bagged the Best Actor in a Leading Role Award at the 61st Britannia Filmfare Awards ceremony here, says he felt honoured to have been nominated in the category with megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

Ranveer walked off with the black statuette for his role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial “Bajirao Mastani” wherein he portrays the role of Maratha warrior Peshwa Bajirao I.

Dedicating his award to his family, the actor said: “It is an honour to be nominated alongside my idol Mr. Amitabh Bachchan.”

But Big B didn’t go back home empty handed.

He won the Best Actor (Male) Award in the critics category for his work in “Piku”, while Deepika Padukone, his co-actor in the film bagged the Best Actress in a Leading Role Award at the event, held here on Friday.

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