Adil Hussain won the Best Actor Award at the DC South Asian Film Festival for his outstanding performance in Mukti Bhawan. The festival was held in Washington DC, USA.

Lalit Behl in a still from Mukti Bhawan

Adil Hussain (Right) with Lalit Behl in a still from Mukti Bhawan

Mukti Bhawan (Hotel Salvation) has been on an award winning spree all over the world making it India’s highest award-winning feature this year with a tally of 12 awards already, including two National and 10 International awards.

Talking about his latest accolade, Adil said, “I would like to express my gratitude to my Director who guided me to be able to bring in the nuances. The award is for all of us. A celebration of the entire team of Mukti Bhawan, their efforts and above all love for the project.”

Shubhashish Bhutiani, Writer-Director of the film was delighted to learn about the award and expressed, “Adil is one of the finest actors in the industry, I am thrilled at this win and very happy for him. He is any director’s dream actor.”  

Mukti Bhawan is releasing theatrically in over 40 countries worldwide and is currently running in UK and Italy. It has been invited to over 50 International Film Festivals around the globe after a fabulous World Premiere at the prestigious Venice Film Festival 2016, where it not only received a 10-minute standing ovation but was also honoured with the XXIIIrd GRAND PRIX “ENRICHO FULCHIGNONI” 2016 Award by UNESCO and the UNESCO Gandhi Medal for its Director Shubhashish Bhutiani.