- Shehnaaz Gill bagged the Rising Star Of Bollywood award at the Filmfare Middle East Achievers Night event in Dubai.
- In her winning speech, Shehnaaz Gill dedicated the award to her late rumoured boyfriend Sidharth Shukla.
- Sidharth and Shehnaaz, got close to each other when they were in the Bigg Boss 13 house however, they never officially acknowledged being a couple.
Shehnaaz Gill, who received an award at the event, dedicated it to the late actor and rumoured boyfriend, Sidharth Shukla. Shehnaaz went to the Filmfare Middle East Achievers Night in Dubai on Saturday. The actress thanked the late actor for “investing in her” as she accepted the Rising Star of Bollywood award.
Shehnaaz can be heard saying in a trending video posted on Twitter, “Main apne family, apne friends aur meri team ko bilkul bhi nahi dedicate karungi kyuki yeh meri mehnat hai. (I’ll not dedicate this (award) to my family, friends or team because this is my hard work).” Looking at the award, Shehnaaz added, “Aur tu mera hai aur mera hi rahega, theek hai? (You are mine and you will always be mine. Okay)?”
Shehnaaz later added, “Ek cheeze aur. Main ek bande ko thank you bolna chahti hun. Thank you mere life mein aane k liye aur mere pe itna invest kiya ki aaj main yahan pe pahuchi hun. (One more thing. I wish to express my gratitude to someone. Thank you for coming into my life. You invested so much in me that today I’ve reached here). Sidharth Shukla, this is for you (award).” A big cheer can be heard in the background soon after she thanked Sidharth.
Here is a video of Shehnaaz Gill dedicating award to Sidharth Shukla:
PROUD MOMENT ✊— 🌻Ritu🌻🇺🇲SidNaaz❤️ (@Ritu19791) November 19, 2022
Superstar @ishehnaaz_gill won THE RISING STAR AWARD GOES TO #SHEHNAAZGILL
She dedicated this award to the one and only, the king of our hearts @sidharth_shukla
SHEHNAAZ SLAYING FILMFAREME#ShehnaazGill #SidNaaz pic.twitter.com/8QTof5DpTw
Last year in September, Sidharth Shukla, 40, passed away after a cardiac attack. When they were in the Bigg Boss 13 house, Sidharth and Shehnaaz Gill came close and developed a bond. The actor took home the prize on the Salman Khan-hosted reality show.
On work front, Shehnaaz Gill will debut in Bollywood with Salman Khan’s upcoming film, Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan, which also stars Pooja Hegde and Venkatesh Daggubati.