Anushka Sharma, Ranveer Singh Honoured With Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award; Nawazuddin Siddiqui To Star In Karthik Subbaraj’s Film With Rajinikanth?

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Ranveer Singh is going to be honoured with Dadasahed Phalke Excellence Award for Padmaavat. The committee confirmed the award and wrote to Ranveer, “We take immense pleasure to inform you that you have been finalised for The Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award 2018 for the memorable role for the Padmaavat.” This means that after Anushka Sharma who was previously presented with the same award, Ranveer becomes the second one to receive the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award.
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If the industry insiders are to be believed, it looks like Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been approached to play an important role in Karthik Subbaraj’s film with Rajinikanth.


Karthik Subbaraj reportedly met Nawazuddin in Mumbai and narrated the script to him. After being impressed by the script, Siddiqui has reportedly agreed to play the main villain in the film. However, there is no official confirmation on this. Prior to this, actor Vijay Sethupathi’s name was doing the rounds for the villain’s part.
Here’s the official trailer of The Ashram, starring Kal Penn and Radhika Apte.