Bollywood’s veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha was presented IIFA Lifetime achievement award by his daughter actress Sonakshi Sinha, for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema.
The award was presented to Shotgun Sinha, as he is lovingly known to his fans, by actress Sonakshi and actor Anil Kapoor jointly, the Mayor of Tampa Bay Bob Buckhorm too joined them in bestowing award . Shatrughan Sinha has acted in more than 200 Hindi movies and also in Punjabi and Bangla cinema.
As per sources, The actor dedicated his award to the people of Bihar in general and Patna in particular. “Patna, my birth place, is my strength as well as weakness…I am here today only because of love and affection of my people said the “Bihari Babu.”
Sources further added that Sinha, who is contesting Lok Sabha election from Patna Sahib seat in Bihar said the very name of BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi generates excitement among people in America.
“While delivering speech after receiving IIFA awards at Raymond James stadium in Tampa, Florida in the US when I told the audience that I have come to the function midway through the general election where BJP is surging ahead to come to power audience broke into excitement.”