Senior Kannada actress Arundhati Nag has won the 'Best Supporting
Actress' award at the '57th National Film Awards 2009-2010', which
were announced on Wednesday evening in New Delhi. This National
recognition comes to Kannada theatre artiste for her wonderful
performance in Amitabh Bachchan starrer Blockbuster Bollywood movie
Paa. This Award includes a Rajat Kamal and Rs. Rs 50,000
The wife of late Kannada actor Shankar Nag has played Vidya Balan"s
mother and grandmom of Auro"s (Amitabh Bachchan) in the film
Paa. Her role is totally different from usually granny.
She is an unbelievably loveable grandma of Auro, who naughtily
calls her 'Bum'. She has put the confident act in her role. The
scenes between the nani-pota are very real and heart touching.
Arundhati Nag's role in the movie Paa has attracted
rave reviews from the Bollywood critics. Earlier, she has got the
'Star Screen Award Best Supporting Actress' for her acting in the R
Balakrishna directed film Paa. Her name was even nominated
for the 'Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award' for the same role.
Now, the latest award from National Film Award is a great honour
for the Kannada actress.
Arundhati is the founder and the Managing Trustee of the 'Sanket
Trust', which was established in 1992. Basically, she has been
involved with multilingual Theatre in India for over 25 years.
Besides this, she has also acted in several TV serials and Kannada
films. She has bagged the 'Best Supporting Actress' in 'Karnataka
State Films Awards' for her performance in Shivaraj Kumar's
Blockbuster Kannada movie Jogi in 2005. She has also been
honoured with the 'Sangeet Natak Akademi Award' for her theatre
acting in 2008.
We at Oneindia congratulate Arundhati Nag for winning the
'National Film Award'.