Updated: January 21, 2018 12:58 pm
Rajkummar Rao is very successful with some of the biggest hits of 2017 under his belt. After some critically acclaimed films such as Trapped and Newton last year, Rajkummar has cemented his place in Bollywood as one of the best actors. It was no surprise that Rao won two trophies on Saturday night at the Filmfare Awards. Rajkummar Rao was awarded as Best Actor (Critic) for Caught and Best Supporting Actor (Male) for his stint with Bareilly Ki Barfi.
Actor Newton took to Twitter to share an image with the two well-deserved blacks he won last night and thanked his fans and family. Rajkummar expressed his emotion and gratitude in a tweet that said: "Thank you all, beautiful people for all the encouragement, love and support. @filmfare Best actor (Critic) for #Trapped, Best actor (support) for #BareillyKiBarfi & #Newton got the best movie (Critic) Thanks to mom and U's people, your love helps me move forward and inspires me to work harder. "
His friends in the industry also congratulated Rajkummar for his victory. Hansal Mehta wrote, "@RajkummarRao finally wins a prize for #Trapped, a performance so wonderful that it was almost ignored in a year full of fantastic performances from him, I love you Raj …"
While the director of Bareilly Ki Barfi , Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, said: "So happy and proud of you my dear @RajkummarRao, you deserve all this love and more, stay bright, continue to shine, bringing smiles to our lives and being brave on the chosen path to add value to the cinema "
Thanks to all of you, beautiful people for all the encouragement, love and support. @filmfare Best actor (critical) of #Trapped best actor (support) of #BareillyKiBarfi and #Newton won the best film (Critical). Thanks to mom and U's people, your love helps me and inspires me to work harder. pic.twitter.com/8Q9a1vYtaQ
– Rajkummar Rao (@RajkummarRao) January 21, 2018
– Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) January 21, 2018
So happy and proud of you my dear @RajkummarRao you deserve all this love and more . Stay bright Keep shining, giving smiles to our lives and being brave in your chosen path to add value to the cinema ? #BareillyKiBarfi #Newton #Trapped pic.twitter.com/JBC98HulYV  – Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari (@Ashwinyiyer) January 21, 2018
Congratulations @RajkummarRao !! Your performances have been exceptional! Well deserved! In addition, #Newton winning the best movie (Critic) is not a surprise too. It is an amazing movie! @filmfare https://t.co/K1LjRriFSY
– Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) January 21, 2018
Anil Kapoor, his co-star of the next Fanne Khan also shared , "Congratulations @RajkummarRao !! Your performances have been exceptional! Well deserved! Also, #Newton winning the best movie (Critic) is not a surprise too! It's an amazing movie! @filmfare"
Rajkummar Rao will be then I saw Fanne Khan with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Anil Kapoor. He will also be seen in a horror comedy titled Stree with Shraddha Kapoor. Omerta, the director of Hansal Mehta will probably hit theaters in 2018.
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