Madhavan wins best actor award at IIFA Utasavam 2017

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R Madhavan

Actor R Madhavan, who played a retired boxer-turned-coach in Sudha Kongara’s Irudhi Suttru, has won the Best Actor award at the second edition of IIFA Utsavam 2017 for the Tamil sports drama. The Hindi version titled Saala Khadoos had also won appreciation from audiences and critics. The film stars Ritika Singh as Madhavan’s student.

Interestingly, Irudhi Suttru was nominated in five major categories including Best Movie, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor Female and Best Singer Female. Says Madhavan, “It was wonderful to win the award on the global platform. The response to Irudhi Suttru and Saala Khadoos has been overwhelming. I think after four years of hard work and challenges I feel truly vindicated.” Irudhi Suttru last year was screened at the prestigious Tokyo International Film Festival.

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To introduce myself, I am a journalist, blogger and have also taught Political and Sports Journalism in the Future Media School in Kolkata. I am currently working with Sports News Crunch as a Consulting Editor and as a Guest Faculty at the Techno India University. Over all, I have around 15 years of experience as a journalist having worked with esteemed publications like Hindustan Times, Business Standard, The Pioneer and others. You can contact me at diganta2211@gmail.com. Diganta Guha
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