A lot of newcomers experience ‘struggle’ to make it big in film industry. But there are a few chosen ones who make it big despite difficulties. Again there are a few lucky ones who enter film industry and win laurels immediately. Of course it happens to those with abundant talent. One newcomer’s name comes to mind who after a few films bagged a prestigious Upcoming Heroine award. She is Kavita Awasthi.
Kavita Awasthi rose to fame for her role on small screen serial named Amma, which had Shabana Azmi playing the titular role. Kavita’s natural performance won her admiration and a film, named ‘Fraud Saiyya’, opposite Arshad Warsi as a heroine. The said film was directed by noted film maker Prakash Jha. Being a good actor her role in the film was appreciated a lot by critics and audiences. In a chance meeting, mid-air, with producer, director Shantanu Tambe she was offered a role in his movie ‘Bhootwali Love Story’ opposite debutante Mayur Kumar. The film was released recently and film’s success and her natural acting fetched her Shantanu’s next film ‘Gunwali Dulhaniya’, shooting of which is in process.
Kanchan Awasthi through her sheer talent seems to be going places as she recently has been bestowed with prestigious Upcoming Heroine Award. These are constituted by Nityanand Pande and India Unbounded Excellency awards. The function was attended by Hon. Union Cabinet Minister Ramdas Athavale and Sanjay Nirupam. Kanchan received her Upcoming Heroine trophy from Hon. Maharashtra State Cabinet Minister Raj K Purohit. A quite a few people were felicitated for their contribution in respective fields with Unbound Excellency award including producer of ‘Jehad’ Mr Haider Kazmi for Best Hero and Best Producer, Mr Pillay for excellence in hockey, Mr Aman Vashisth, who played an important role in Alia Bhat starrer Raazi, with Best Supporting Actor and excellence in public relations field Bollywood’s famous PRO Mr Raju Karia.