This is the Official Press statement issued by Mr Amitabh Bachchan after winning Best Actor National Award for 'Paa'
“I thank the Government of India and the National Awards committee for this great honour. ‘Paa’ has bagged 4 National Awards, including Best Hindi Film, Best Supporting Actress by Arundhati Nag and Best Make-up by Mr. Chrisiten Tinsley & Ms. Dominie Till and I congratulate all of them for winning this prestigious award. I especially thank R. Balki - a gifted Director whose exceptional vision and passion has created this wonderful film, Abhishek - who took complete charge of the project as the producer and Natasha & Dakshina for their valuable assistance on the make-up. Also a big thanks to Reliance for joining hands with us! This is an important success for AB Corp Ltd and the entire cast and crew who have helped make such a brilliant movie.”