Speaking about a number of awards together with Ajay Devgn’s third Nationwide Award for Finest Actor, Om says, “Mr. Devgn is in Hyderabad for his movie dedication. I’m right here in Mumbai and Saif sir (Saif Ali Khan) is in Europe. Sooner or later the entire crew must come collectively to rejoice it. Yesterday we talked on the cellphone. Ajay sir requested me, ‘I hope you’re blissful now’. To be sincere, I’m very enthusiastic about this win. It is an ideal feeling and it goes out to all my colleagues, my crew members and everybody who contributed to creating this movie what it’s immediately. A Nationwide Award is on everybody’s bucket record, no matter the place they work – in entrance of the digital camera or behind it. My grandfather and my mom have gained many nationwide awards for his or her documentaries. I’m the third individual in my household to win a Nationwide Award and the primary to win it in a distinct class than him. It has earned me a particular seat on the dinner desk in the home. Mine is nowhere near the achievements of my mother and my grandfather, however it’s an ideal feeling to win this one for a particular movie. Tanhajirao Malusare is not an unsung hero for any of us.”
Requested if the Nationwide Award makes him really feel extra accountable in direction of his work, Om says, “An honor like it is a nice recognition for any filmmaker. Enterprise success additionally issues lots. The mixture of this respect and enterprise recognition from the viewers means lots to me. This has additional heightened the sense of duty. Rewards particularly work as a booster – it brings pleasure, encouragement and a way of satisfaction that each one the work and hours you set in, the hassle you set in and the sacrifices made in your effort paid off Is. I take it as an honor for my household as effectively. It’s also a nod to the sort of sacrifice he has all the time made for me to get right here.”
Requested if he can sleep soundly after profitable the Nationwide Award, Om says, “I did, really. Even when I couldn’t win or I used to be criticized for one thing, I’d nonetheless sleep peacefully. I’d have achieved this in order that I might get up the subsequent day, with a thoughts able to put in additional effort for my subsequent process. Like now, I’ve to work equally arduous on Adi Purush. For that I’ve to relaxation my thoughts each night time in order that the subsequent day I’m able to strive extra and higher.