Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Adil Hussain has bagged the Best Actor award at Washington DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF).Also Read - Google, Facebook, Twitter Under Centre's Radar Again Over Anti-Competitive Practices

Adil, who won the award for his film “Mukti Bhavan”, on Tuesday took to Twitter to share his excitement. Also Read - Twitter Employee Caught on Camera Mocking Elon Musk's Asperger's & Trashing Free Speech | Watch

“Delighted to hear the News! Thank you DCSAFF for this Award. Gratitude,” Adil tweeted. Also Read - 'Twitter Deal Won't Move Forward Till...', Elon Musk to CEO Parag Agrawal

The festival takes place annually, showcasing the best in alternative cinema from India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

“Mukti Bhawan” is directed by Shubhashish Bhutiani and also stars Lalit Behl in the lead role.

The film tells the story of Daya, who thinks of attaining salvation in the ghats of Varanasi and takes his son Rajiv along with him. As days pass, Daya finds a company in a widow while Rajiv is left in a state of dilemma.

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