Ranbir Kapoor should have got the National Award: Ayushmann Khurrana

By Hindustan Times

Although Irrfan’s National Award win for Tigmanshu Dhulia’s Paan Singh Tomar (2012) was widely talked about for being well-deserved, actor Ayushmann Khurrana says Ranbir Kapoor was no less worthy. Ranbir had played a deaf-mute boy in Anurag Basu’s Barfi! (2012) and his performance was, according to Khurrana, exceptional. “Irrfan was the most deserving candidate. But even Ranbir Kapoor should have got one,” says Ayushman.

The actor’s debut film as an actor, Vicky Donor (2012), directed by Shoojit Sircar too bagged three National Awards (Best Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment, Best Supporting Actors for Annu Kapoor and Dolly Ahluwalia).

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