Kriti Sanon and Alia Bhatt’s remarkable performances have earned them the Best Actress award at the 69th National Film Awards. Kriti was lauded for her role in “Mimi,” while Alia received acclaim for her portrayal in “Gangubai Kathiawadi.” Their achievements in Hindi cinema have been recognized on a national level, highlighting their talent and dedication. This dual win showcases their exceptional acting abilities and contributions to the film industry, solidifying their positions as accomplished actresses.

Kriti Sanon Called Alia Bhatt

The 69th National Film Awards, announced on Thursday, brought significant recognition to Hindi cinema. Alia Bhatt and Kriti Sanon both achieved the Best Actress award, with outstanding performances in Gangubai Kathiawadi and Mimi, respectively.

Kriti recently disclosed that she immediately contacted Alia upon hearing the news, leading to a heartfelt conversation. During a chat with News18, Kriti shared, “I’ve always admired Alia’s acting, and she was exceptional in Gangubai Kathiawadi. We’ve both portrayed title roles in our films, and it’s a proud moment to share this prestigious award with her! I called her, and we were both extremely excited.”

Pankaj Tripathi Winning National Award

The movie “Mimi” has also brought actor Pankaj Tripathi his first National Film Award in the Best Supporting Actor category. Kriti expressed her joy upon learning about Pankaj’s win, sharing that she personally called him to congratulate. She holds Pankaj in high regard, considering him one of her favorite co-stars, and appreciates his well-deserved recognition. Kriti conveyed her happiness for his achievements, emphasizing the love and validation he’s receiving is truly deserving.

Right after receiving the award, Kriti shared a heartfelt message on Instagram, expressing her emotions and gratitude. She wrote, “Feeling extremely happy, overwhelmed, and thankful. Still trying to believe it… I can’t believe this has happened! The National Award for Best Actress for my role in Mimi! A big thanks to the jury who thought my performance deserved this prestigious award! It means so much to me!”