The White Tiger star Adarsh Gourav is gaining incredible international fame. After being nominated in the main category of the upcoming BAFTA and Film Independent Spirit Awards, the actor was awarded the Rising Star Award by the Asian World Film Festival.
The festival which took place virtually due to the pandemic has an illustrious panel of judges including Oscar nominated producer Gil Netter (Life of Pi, The Blind Side), Oscar winning screenwriter David Seidler (The King’s Speech), award-winning director. Jean-Marc Vallee (Dallas Buyers Club, Big Little Lies), director Lulu Wang, actress Lucy Liu, director Tabrez Noorani and several others.
Adarsh Gourav now joins the likes of Justin Chon, Awkwafina, Sareum Srey Moch, who were the past recipients of this award.
Adarsh Gourav has continued to receive accolades for his incredible portrayal of Balram Halwai in the Netflix production which was released earlier this year.
Speaking of the honor, Adarsh said, “I just received the news and I am delighted to know AWFF and the jury found my work to be one that they found worthy enough to receive this award. I am grateful and delighted that the esteemed jury awarded me the Rising Star Award. It has been a whirlwind of emotions for me since the release and finding appreciation for me has been humbling. I am grateful to have had this opportunity to work on this film and to embody this incredible role of a lifetime ”.
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