Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Adil Hussain has bagged the Best Actor award at Washington DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF). Also Read - 'How Dare You': Woman Asks For Removal of Chocolate End From Cornetto Ice Cream, Twitter is Just Aghast

Adil, who won the award for his film “Mukti Bhavan”, on Tuesday took to Twitter to share his excitement. Also Read - Coronavirus India Live Updates April 14, 2021: Rajasthan Announces Night Curfew from 6pm to 6am

“Delighted to hear the News! Thank you DCSAFF for this Award. Gratitude,” Adil tweeted. Also Read - President Joe Biden to Withdraw US Troops From Afghanistan by September 11

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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