Juhi Chawla & Divya Dutta awarded for movie Chalk n Duster,produced by Surani Pictures

Produced by Amin Surani, Chalk n Duster was one of 2016’s most critically acclaimed film starring few of the finest actors of the industry namely Juhi Chawla, Shabana Azmi, Divya Dutta, Adi Irani who received recognition for their performances, Juhi Chawla won the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy award for best actress female for her stellar performance in the film Chalk N Duster, “I am really honoured to be among versatile film personalities with whom I have worked all these years. Chalk N Duster is very close to me. The subject of the film was very interesting. I am very pleased to receive this award, it is a very big honour. I had won two years back for Gulaab Gang, and both these performances have been my personal favourite. I am so glad that I received the award for these two films. I
Juhi Chawla & Divya Dutta awarded for movie Chalk n Duster,produced by Surani Pictures

Juhi Chawla & Divya Dutta awarded for movie Chalk n Duster,produced by Surani Pictures

cannot thank enough,” Juhi said while receiving the award, Earlier this year, Divya Dutta too won the Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation award for best actor in a negative role for the film. “This is my first ever Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation award and that too for a negative role in Chalk and Duster. It is just overwhelming,” says Divya, who earned loads of critical acclaim for her performance in Veer Zaara, Delhi-6, Heroine and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, among others, Released in 2016 Chalk n Duster narrates the story of commercialisation of the Indian private education system, the changing student-teacher relationship and issues faced by them.

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