Having swept most of the prestigious awards this year, Ranveer Singh is definitely on the top of the world. After winning multiple accolades for his brilliant performance as Peshwa Bajirao including the iconic Filmfare award, Ranveer has now been acknowledged as the NDTV Entertainer of the Year at the Indian of the Year awards. This award was presented to the talented actor at a grand ceremony at the Taj Palace Delhi. Some of the previous winners of this prestigious award include stalwarts like Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan among others.
The eleventh edition of the Indian of the Year award is not only about felicitating individual achievements but is also about saluting ideologies and identities that have made a significant impact through the year. With his versatility and stellar performances, Ranveer was the obvious choice to win the title of being the ‘Entertainer of the Year’. Ranveer stood tall amongst fellow award winners’ Satya Naidella, Amitabh Bachchan, Saina Nehwal, Valmik Thapar and Belinda Wright and many others whose achievements were celebrated on this occasion.
Excited about winning yet another award, Ranveer commented, “It really feels amazing, I’m very humbled and very grateful that I’m being given this honour by such a respected institution like NDTV whose contribution towards nation building is indelible. It feels amazing to know that my name has joined the ranks of some of the greatest icons of Indian entertainment and some of the most illustrious achievers of our country. The experience was fantastic, Mr. Farooq Abdullah was very sporting when he presented me the award and danced with me on stage. It will be a memorable experience and thanks to Barkha Dutt for making it so much fun and an evening I will never forget. I have to say, I feel a growing sense of responsibility now, being given this award which is a really really big Tag ‘Entertainer of the Year’. It gives me motivation and makes me all the more committed towards being the best entertainer that I can be, working hard to entertain people more and more and to entertain more and more people.”
This has indeed been a year of wonderful milestones for Ranveer Singh! Here’s hoping this winning streak continues for this dedicated artiste.