Indian pacer Irfan Pathan, who has been out of the team for quite a long time now, created a buzz on social networking site Twitter with his ‘witty sense of humour.’
Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan won the Filmfare ‘Best Actor’ award for his film ‘Hindi Medium’ on Saturday. But while congratulating him for his feat, a leading magazine wrote a tweet on micro-blogging site to congratulate Khan but ended up tagging Pathan. They wrote, “It was definitely well deserved, @IrfanPathan.”
— Femina (@FeminaIndia) January 21, 2018
Responding to the Tweet, Irfan said, “Thank u n sorry I couldn’t make it but u can send the award to me at my home ;);).”
— Farhan Ashfaq (@farhanqaafa) January 21, 2018
The cricketer Irfan Pathan made his debut in International cricket in the 2003/04 Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Pathan played his last match for India in April 2008 at the age of 24.
Earlier, Irrfan Khan won the Filmfare Best Actor award (Male) for “Hindi Medium” while Vidya Balan bagged the Filmfare Best Actor award (Female) for “Tumhari Sulu” at the 63rd Jio Filmfare Awards.
From giving the awards to iconic actors like Irrfan Khan to Rajkummar Rao, Vidya Balan and Zaira Wasim — the 63rd Jio Filmfare Awards 2018 celebrated the talents of different ages, on Saturday night.
Vidya received her award from legendary actress Rekha.
Rajkumar Rao bagged two awards. He won the ‘Best Actor’ award in a Supporting Role (Male) for “Bareilly Ki Barfi”, and also Critics’ Award for Best Actor (Male) for ‘Trapped’.
The evening was graced by who’s who of Bollywood, including Akshay Kumar, who walked the red carpet along with his “Pad Man” co-star Sonam Kapoor, R. Madhavan, Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Shahid Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, Saqib Saleem, Armaan Malik, Amaal Malik, Karan Johar, Preity Zinta, Rekha, Jaya Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit, Vidya Balan among many others.
Meher Vij won the Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) for “Secret Superstar”, while Actress Zaira Wasim won the Critics’ Award for Best Actor (Female) for the same film.