Manoj Bajpayee wins 10th Asia Pacific Screen Award in Best Actor Category
Posted on: 25 Nov 2016 18:06:02
25 November 2016 Current Affairs: Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee won the Best Actor Award at the 10th Asia Pacific Screen Awards, beating Nawazuddin Siddiqui who was awarded a special mention in the same category.
Manoj won the Best Performance award for his role as Professor Siras in "Aligarh", a powerful and personal drama based on true events.
While, Nawazuddin received a Special Mention in the Best Performance category for his role in Anurag Kashyap's "Raman Raghav 2.0".
The winners in the 10th Asia Pacific Screen Awards were announced at an award ceremony in Brisbane. The event was hosted by Australian actor David Wenham and presenter Anjali Rao.
The 2016 edition of the awards marked the 10th year of the awards in recognising and promoting cinematic excellence and cultural diversity of the world's fastest growing film region comprising of 70 countries.
Asia Pacific Screen Awards : The Asia Pacific Screen Awards are the region's highest accolade in film.
The awards are the international cultural initiative of the Brisbane City Council, Australia to honor films, actors, directors, and cultures of the Asia-Pacific region.
Winners of the awards are determined by an international jury and films are judged on cinematic excellence.The awards were staged for the first time in 2007.
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