Shah Rukh Khan Wins Dadasaheb Phalke (DPIFF 2024): “I Thought I Wouldn’t Get An Award Again”

In a heartwarming victory, Shah Rukh Khan wins Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards (DPIFF) 2024 For Best Actor, for his compelling portrayal in Atlee’s film “Jawan”. The win marked a significant moment for the celebrated actor, who confessed to a prolonged drought in receiving such accolades.

I Thought I Wouldn’t Get Any Award

Expressing his gratitude in an acceptance speech captured by a fan account, Shah Rukh Khan revealed the depth of his emotions, acknowledging the jury’s decision to honor him with the Best Actor title. He candidly admitted to the sense of doubt that had crept in over the years, fearing he might never again bask in the glory of such recognition.

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“I thank the entire jury for deeming me worthy of this accolade,” Shah Rukh Khan expressed humbly, “It has been quite some time since I last held the Best Actor trophy, and there were moments when I doubted if I would ever hold it again. This win brings me immense joy.”

Gratitude and Dedication

The Bollywood icon took the opportunity to extend his gratitude to the team behind “Jawan”, emphasizing the collaborative effort that goes into creating cinematic masterpieces. He promised to continue delivering his best, pledging to entertain audiences both in India and abroad with his diverse roles and performances.

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I promise I will keep working hard and entertain India – SRK

“As an artist, I am deeply touched that my efforts have been recognized,” Shah Rukh Khan remarked, “I promise to persist in my dedication, whether it requires me to dance, to fall, to fly, to romance, or to portray characters both virtuous and villainous. Inshallah, I will continue to work tirelessly to entertain and inspire.”

In this way, Shah Rukh Khan’s win at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards stands not only as a personal triumph but also as a testament to his unwavering commitment to excellence in the world of cinema.