Actor Ajay Devgn has won the Best Foreign Actor award at the 27th China Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival in China for his role in Raid.
The four-day festival was held in Foshan, and wrapped up on Saturday with the Popular Movies Hundred Flowers Awards ceremony. The winners are selected by the audience.
The festival is organised every year by the China Film Association, which is associated with the 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,” said Bhushan Kumar, T-Series chairman and producer of Raid, in a statement
“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.”
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.
Directed by Raj Kumar Gupta, Raid released in India on March 16.