Ajay Devgn wins best foreign actor award for Raid at China Film Festival
Actor Ajay Devgn has been awarded Best Foreign Actor for his role in Raid at the 27th China Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival in China, on Saturday.
“We have always believed in backing content-driven cinema, films with stories which are engaging and relatable. Raid has been a very special film for us. It's a film we believed in from day one. The best actor victory for Ajay Devgn at the Golden and Hundred Flowers Film Festival is another feather in his cap and affirmation of his strong acting talent," said Bhushan Kumar, T-Series chairman and producer of the film, while talking to a leading media organisation. The annual four-day festival was held in Foshan and ended with the Popular Movies Hundred Flowers Awards ceremony.
Set in Uttar Pradesh in the 1980s, Raid is based on real-life events involving one of the most high profile income tax raids in India. Directed by Raj Kumar Gupta, the film also stars Ileana D'Cruz and Saurabh Shukla.