Mumbai: While The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) kickstarted its 30th edition from November 21st, 2019 and will end on December 8th, 2019, actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui is honoured by Lesley Ho Asian Film Talent Award at the Singapore International Film Festival for his Netflix’s Emmy-nominated original series Sacred Games on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019. The actor was awarded by Charles Ho, husband of Lesley Ho.
The Lesley Ho Asian Film Talent Award is one of the most honourable awards on the global platform.
Nawazuddin, who attended the festival with director Anurag Kashyap, expressed gratitude for receiving the honour on his social media handle.
"It's an absolute honour to be felicitated by the prestigious #LesleyHoAsianFilmTalentAward at 'Singapore International Film Festival' (@SGIFF) for contributing towards International cinema with #SacredGames by the charming Mr Charles Ho #Gratitude #Humbled," he tweeted.
It’s an absolute honour to be felicitated by the prestigious #LesleyHoAsianFilmTalentAward at 'Singapore International Film Festival' (@SGIFF) for contributing towards International cinema with #SacredGames by the charming Mr. Charles Ho#Gratitude #Humbled pic.twitter.com/82Ef2IKH4P— Nawazuddin Siddiqui (@Nawazuddin_S) November 23, 2019
Besides this honour, Nawazuddin Siddiqui also held in conversation session at the festival. Sometime back, the actor was also honoured by the Golden Dragon Award at the Cardiff International Film Festival for his excellence in cinema in the International market.
It is not a lesser known fact that Nawazuddin has been garnering international fame because of his impeccable acting. He is the only actor whose 9 films have been selected in Cannes Film Festival.
On the work front, Nawazuddin is currently shooting No Man’s Land in New York with the International acclaimed director Mostofa Sarwar Farooki.