Citing ‘political’ reason, Riddhi rejects Mahanayak Award


Kolkata:The Mahanayak award might have been held amidst glitz and glamour at the Nazrul Mancha last evening, but there were certain darkness related to the colourful evening as well. Last year, the award ceremony sparked up many controversies as Dev was presented the Mahanayak Samman by CM Mamata Banerjee. Questions were raised on his stature and position to receive the award also. Keeping up with he tradition of controversy, it is heard that Riddhi Sen, the son of Kaushik Sen did not accept the honour which was showered upon him. On asking about the rejection of the honour, Riddhi cited that the reason is entirely ‘political’ for him not accepting the award.

After Open Tee Bioscope, many stalwarts in the Cine world thought of him to be a strong and the future star of Bengali Cinema. Amidst such expectation, he rejection of the honour from State Government has surely brought Riddhi back in the lime light.