The 27th China Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival honoured the actor for his performance in Raj Kumar Gupta's Raid.
Ajay Devgn wins Best Foreign Actor award in China
Mumbai - 12 Nov 2018 10:22 IST
Actor Ajay Devgn has won Best Foreign Actor award at the 27th China Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival in China for his performance in Raj Kumar Gupta's Raid.
The four-day festival was held in Foshan, and wrapped up on Saturday (10 November) with the Popular Movies Hundred Flowers Awards ceremony. The winners were selected by the audience.
The fest is organised every year by CFA — China Film Association which is associated with ICFS — India China Film Society founded by Kishor Jawade.
"We have always believed in backing content driven cinema, films with stories which are engaging and relatable. Raid has been a very special film for us. It's a film we believed in from day one.
"The best actor victory for Ajay Devgn at the Golden and Hundred Flowers Film Festival is another feather in his cap and affirmation of his strong acting talent," said Bhushan Kumar, T-Series chairman and producer of the film, in a statement.
Set in Uttar Pradesh in the 1980s, Raid is based on real life events involving one of the most high profile income tax raids in India.
Kumar Mangat Pathak, producer and chairman at Panorama Studios, said, "We are proud to be associated with a film like Raid, which has made its mark in global cinema. As a producer, it gives us immense confidence and encouragement to make films like these."
Raid had released in India on 16 March 2018.