Shahid Kapoor to receive Rajiv Gandhi Award

New Delhi, July 18 After eminent personalities like Sachin Tendulkar, Mukesh Ambani, Sunita Williams and Amitabh Bachchan, Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor becomes the latest recipient of the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Award.

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New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) After eminent personalities like <a href=Shahid Kapoor" align="right" hspace="5" vspace="5" />Sachin Tendulkar, Mukesh Ambani, Sunita Williams and Amitabh Bachchan, Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor becomes the latest recipient of the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Award.

The 28-year-old is going to be presented with the 12th Rajiv Gandhi Award in the best actor category. The award function will be held in the second week of August.

'I was pleasantly surprised to get the news about my being chosen for the prestigious award. I am only 28 years old and it's really early in my career. I feel humbled and honoured to be chosen by the jury,' said Shahid.

This year, Shahid will be seen in three films -- Vishal Bharadwaj's 'Kaminey' opposite Priyanka Chopra, Aditya Chopra's 'Dil Bole Hadippa' opposite Rani Mukherjee and a Ken Ghosh movie opposite Genelia D'Souza.


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  • Posted on: 29 July 2009 at 11:49amlailayazkhan

    Brilliant! He deserves it!

  • Posted on: 27 July 2009 at 3:57amMariha_LoveIF

    Shahid, Is the Best, Jo bhi success mile mere liye to boht hai....Lovvveeeeee u SHAHID...

  • Posted on: 21 July 2009 at 1:33pmBee3nazz

    well deserved

    so talented at such a young age, hope things just get better and better for u!!

  • Posted on: 21 July 2009 at 5:20amsweety_ursh

    congrats shahid you are ausome dude i love you

  • Posted on: 20 July 2009 at 11:45pmsweet_angel27

    Congratulations! Hope he gets all the happiness he deserves I love you shahid :) and may you always be successful in everything you do and may all your dreams come true inshallah

  • Posted on: 20 July 2009 at 9:31amroqaya

    ya he totalllyyyyyy deserve it keep going shahid

  • Posted on: 20 July 2009 at 8:21amUnpwetty

    Well deserved ....i guess recognition does come late

  • Posted on: 20 July 2009 at 6:25amurvash

    Jab we Met was Shahids movie

    i am so glad. Shahid was excellent in jab we met. i feel he was not given the credit that was due to him. i wish him all the best.

  • Posted on: 20 July 2009 at 3:15amgr8_mms

    I love Shahid kapur, oh god! Aise hi awards milte rahein mere Shahid ko, I love my Shucks :-)

  • Posted on: 20 July 2009 at 12:01amblueblue3

    yay for Shahid!!!!!!! well deserved :D

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