Aditya Seal, who most recently played Humayun in the Nikkhil Advani web series ‘The Empire’, received the ‘most promising actor’ award from the Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Pushkar Singh Dhami, at the 6th Dehradun International Film Festival on Friday.

Speaking after receiving the award, Aditya said, “Some great short films and documentaries will be showcased at this festival to bring young, aspiring talents from across the country under one roof. It’s an honour to be receiving such a special award here amidst so much talent.”

Aditya, 33, made his film debut in 2002 with Shashilal Nair’s ‘Ek Chhotisi Love Story’, where he played a teenager opposite Manisha Koirala. Since then, he has essayed varied roles in films such as ‘Tum Bin II’, ‘Indoo ki Jawani’ and ‘Student Of The Year 2’ (SOTY 2) and the web series ‘Fittrat’.

The young actor is gearing up now for the release of ‘Rocket Gang’, where he’s cast with Nikita Dutta, directed by choreographer Bosco Martis.

–IANS

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