While interacting with the press, John revealed how he was flattered by his girlfriend Priya's compliment. According to the actor, when Priya discovered that John has won this title, she was supposedly taken aback. Priya complimented, "Are you serious they gave it to you this year? You should have been getting it every year!"
John further claimed that he's very happy to get an appreciative partner like Priya. "Well, I am sure she is very happy. It is nice to be appreciated for your work and when your partner is appreciative, I think it is very special," he said.