Sultan judged best film; Salman Khan, Anushka Sharma bag acting honours at Tehran Sports Film Festival

Sultan has cut across borders cultures and languages with its powerful story, performances and honest belief in the life changing impact of a sport, says director Ali Abbas Zafar upon bagging top awards at the Tehran International Sports Film Festival 2018.

PTI January 23, 2018 09:25:58 IST
Sultan judged best film; Salman Khan, Anushka Sharma bag acting honours at Tehran Sports Film Festival

Salman Khan's Sultan has bagged top three honours at the Tehran International Sports Film Festival, including the Best Actor and Actress titles for the superstar and leading lady Anushka Sharma.

Sultan judged best film Salman Khan Anushka Sharma bag acting honours at Tehran Sports Film Festival

Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma. File image.

Salman, who played the titular role in the romantic wrestling drama, was adjudged as the Best Actor and received an honorary diploma in the Long Narrative section.

Anushka won the Best Actress trophy and an honorary diploma in the Long Narrative category.

Director Ali Abbas Zafar also won the award and an honorary diploma for the Best Director of Long Narrative.

"Sultan has cut across borders cultures and languages with its powerful story, performances and honest belief in the life changing impact of a sport. The team and I are very thankful to the organisers at Tehran International Sports Film Festival for their appreciation and love," Zafar said in a statement

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