Mumbai: Actress Saiyami Kher was today awarded with the best debut award at the Dasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017 for her brilliant work she did in the in Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra’s film “Mirzya”.
After receiving the award the, she said: “Dadasaheb Phalke belonged to my hometown, Nashik. I’ve grown up knowing what immense contribution he has had to Indian cinema. It’s such an honour to have received an award from the Dadasaheb Phalke foundation.”
The actress starred in “Mirzya” opposite veteran actor Anil Kapoor’s son Harshvardhan Kapoor. The event was graced by many personalities including Zeenat Aman, Hema Malini, Javed Akhtar and Divya Khosla.