Deepika Padukone bags the Best Actress award for her lead role in the movie Piku, directed by Shoojit Sircar and starring Amitabh Bachchan and Irrfan Khan in pivotal roles.
The actress was nominated for two movies, Piku and Bajirao Mastani but her soul-driven performance as the loving daughter is what impressed the viewers and judges more!
Deepika wins the Best Actress award at the 61st Britannia Filmfare Awards 2016 and she dedicates it to her parents with an emotional speech! She reads out an old letter written to her by her father, Prakash Padukone.
If you love what you do nothing else matters, not even awards. Follow your heart and live your dream. You are our daughter and then an actress, reads Deepika,.
As she moves the audience to tears with her speech, her alleged lover, Ranveer Singh gives her a standing ovation. What love!