Actor Jr NTR won Best Actor award at the South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) for his powerful performance in RRR.
The award ceremony took place in Dubai on Friday night.
While receiving the trophy, Jr NTR expressed gratitude to his fans and the whole RRR team.
He said, “I would love to thank my co-star, my brother, my friend (Ram) Charan for standing beside me as a pillar of support for RRR. Last but not least I would love to thank all my fans. I bow down to my fans who have always been with me through my ups and downs. You have been my pillar of support at all times. You people shed a tear along with me whenever I was in pain and smiled in unison with me when I am happy”.
RRR is a fictional story based on the lives of two Telugu freedom fighters, Alluri Seetharama Raju and Komaram Bheem. Ram Charan and Jr NTR played lead roles, respectively. The film collected over Rs 1,200 crore worldwide. Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn, and Shriya Saran also starred in the film directed by SS Rajamouli.
In the coming months, Jr NTR will be seen headlining Telugu drama Devara, which will also feature Saif Ali Khan and Janhvi Kapoor.