The 66th National Film Awards winners list was announced on Friday and Ayushmann bagged the Best Actor Award for Andhadhun. After his win, he released a statement saying that he is truly humbled to win the prestigious award. Today, a few mins ago, Khurrana shared a beautiful poem on his Instagram handle. Giving the gist of it,  "Uth Kar Gira, Gir Ke Utha. Chala. Udaa. Aaj Unhi Thokaron Ki Khaatir Mere Haq Mein Rashtriya Puruskaar Hai." - Isn't that amazing? Scroll down to read the complete poem.

The poem says that a person who came in the second class sleeper to the big city to make it big in the town. The poem also says how he struggled in life after failing many times but still, he got up, walked miles and was riding high in the success that brought him the National Award in his hand. Here's the poem in question: 

While speaking to, he said, "It’s truly humbling and hugely gratifying to win the coveted National Awards. As an artist, I have always tried to back disruptive content that stands out for its quality content. Today’s honour is a validation of my hard work, my belief system, my journey in movies and my reason to be an actor in the first place. Over and above my personal win, I’m thrilled that both the films that I have done - AndhaDhun and Badhaai Ho have won at the prestigious National Awards. It again validates that people of our country want to see cinema that entertains, that they can cherish, discuss and endorse." 

He further said, "AndhaDhun is a path-breaking film and Sriram Raghavan deserves all the accolades for creating a new genre of cinema for Indian audiences to enjoy. I have been truly fortunate to be a part of Sriram Raghvan’s vision and congratulate my director for his genius. As an artist, AndhaDhun challenged me and I strongly feel it made me a better actor." Ayushmann shared the best actor award with Vicky Kaushal who won the award for URI: The Surgical Strike.

Apart from Ayushmann and Vicky winning the Best Actor award, Akshay Kumar, Radhika Apte and Sonam Kapoor's Padman won Best Film on social issue, Sanjay Leela Bhansali bagged Best Music Direction for Padmaavat and Aditya Dhar, Best Director for URI: The Surgical Strike. Andhadhun and Badhaai Ho received the Best Hindi Film and Best Popular Film award respectively.

Ayushmann Khurrana will be next in Bala along with Bhumi Pednekar and Yami Gautam. Dream Girl and Gulaabo Sitabo with the megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

Image source: Instagram/ Ayushmann Khurrana
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