Actor Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra bags Action Awards at Jackie Chan Film Action Movie Week held during Shanghai Film Festival in China for their brilliant performance in the film, Dangal.
Dangal debutante Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra rocked the silver screen with their stunning performances as wrestlers in Dangal – a biopic based on Indian wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and wrestler daughters, Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat.
Fatima played Geeta, and Sanya, the youngest, Babita. The film was released in China and opened with an impressive box-office collection and critical acclaim. Impressed with their action skills in the film, they both have won Action awards at the prestigious fourth annual Jackie Chan Film Action Movie Week, which was held during the Shanghai Film Festival.
Sanya Malhotra bagged the ‘Best New Action Award’ posted a picture on her social media profile, she wrote, “Met a legend who’s so humble, gracious and hospitable. Thank you so much @jackiechan for having us at #jackiechanactionmovieweek . Looking forward to watch the closing ceremony and especially the performance by your team #jackiechan#dangal”
Fatima won the ‘Best Action Actress’ for Dangal and shared the news on her Instagram, she wrote, “Mujhe bhi award mila! Best action actress”
On the professional front, Fatima will be seen with Aamir Khan in Thugs of Hindostan, to be released this Diwali 2018, and Sanya alongside Ayushmann Khurrana in Badhaai Ho slated to hit the screens on October 19, 2018.