Rupali Ganguly gets honoured with same award her father got 46 years ago
Mumbai: Popular TV actress Rupali Ganguly, who took home the award for the popular show ‘Anupamaa’, and her choreographer Vijay Ganguly won the same award, exactly 46 years after their father Anil Ganguly, for the best story of the year movie ‘Tapasya’.
The Lions Gold Awards have been around for decades and are considered prominent and respected in the entertainment business.
“My father, Anil Ganguly, received this award 46 years ago for the film Tapasya, for which he also received the National Award. As his children, we are extremely proud to be able to have two trophies by his side. I’m grateful that Vijay and I got enough recognition this year but this is really special. “
“Moreover, since we received it on the same platform considering we belong in television and Bollywood, this award brought us together on stage. It was a really emotional moment for the two of us. It’s like life has come to a full circle now.”
Both brothers took to social media to share their happiness.
Rupali wrote, “This one is special because it’s the only trophy we both have in common with our Pappa.”
While Vijay wrote, “My father received the award in 1976 and 46 years later we both received the same award. Feel good.”