Actor Babil Khan receives his first award for debut film ‘Qala’

Actor Babil Khan

Bollywood’s newest wunderkind Babil Khan felicitated with the best debutant of the year

Hailed as the biggest discovery of the year, actor Babil Khan received rave reviews for his maiden performance in the psychological drama ‘Qala’
Babil Khan, Late Irrfan Khan;s son was spotted wearing father Irrfan’s suit to mark the special occasion.

The son of late actor Irrfan Khan, Babil captivated the critics with his raw, resonant performance as Jagan, a talented singer in the 1930s. At the News 18 Reel Awards Babil Khan was awarded the best debutant of the year award, he shared the title with another Shantanu Maheshwari who made a remarkable debut with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gagubai Kathiawadi.

He wore father Irrfan’s suit on the special occasion.

Humbled Babil Khan said, “The joy of winning collectively is always greater than winning individually, I am so grateful I get to share this with the incredibly talented  Shantanu. I would like to thank the entire team of ‘Qala’ , especially Anvita, Clean Slate, Anushka Sharma, Tripti, Swastika, and each and everyone associated with the film for believing in me and giving me this opportunity. This award is not just a celebration of my work, but also a testament to the support and love I have received.”

Directed by Anvitaa Dutt, Qala also stars Tripti Dimri, Swastika Mukherjee, Amit Sial, and Samir Kochhar, and is now available on Netflix.

press release by Jyothi Venkatesh


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