GUWAHATI, Aug 19 - Actor Adil Hussain has received the Best Actor award at the Amanda Awards, the top national film honour in Norway.
Hussain received the award for the film What Will People Say made by Norwegian-Pakistani filmmaker Iram Haq. The film is set in Pakistan and Norway and traces how a Pakistani immigrant family deals with its teenage daughter’s affair with a local boy in Norway.
Reacting to the honour, Hussain said the award was for all those who believe that art can break boundaries.
“Grateful to have received the Amanda Awards/Norwegian National Awards for Best Actor in a leading role for What Will People Say. Brilliantly directed by Iram Haq. This award is for Goalpara (in Assam) for all those who believe that art can break all boundaries of all kinds,” Hussain said in a social media post.
Hussain had earlier bagged the Kanon Award at the Kosmorama film festival in Norway. The 54-year-old actor was adjudged the best actor at the festival for his role in the film.