A lot of debates and discussions had sparkled the day the recipients of the 64th National Film Awards were announced. Right from the filmmakers to actors to even journalists, everybody had a divided opinion on the jury’s selection of the winners.

One man,in particular,was under the scrutiny of almost everyone and that was Akshay Kumar. Many thought the performance he won the award for (Rustom) wasn’t deserving or worthy of such a prestigious honor.

When questioned about the same, Kumar said-“I’ve been working in the industry for the last 26 years, if someone still feels I don’t deserve it, you can take it back. Every time someone wins an award, there are people who say she or he shouldn’t have won, somebody else deserved a lot more.”

Well, that’s in the past, keeping those brickbats and backlashes aside, Akshay Kumar was expectedy excited and elated to receive the award. Before attending the ceremony, he posted a picture with his son and wife that perfectly captured his euphoria. Have a dekko-

And this is the picture of the actor receiving his first National Award-


A Special Mention was given to Sonam Kapoor for her affecting performance in Ram Madhvani’s Neerja. The actor is yet to post a picture on her Twitter account, but it was daddy Anil Kapoor who took care of that. For a father whose daughter made him proud and grin like a Cheshire Cat, Kapoor posted quite a few pictures on social media. Here they are-

Truly an emotional and memorable moment for both Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor. All set to collaborate for R.Balki’s Padman, can we expect these two for the honor next year as well?