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“Renowned film production house Excel Entertainment bags 3 prestigious awards at Dadasaheb Phalke National Award Film Festival 23”



Excel Entertainment, the film production house founded by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani, has made its mark in the Indian film industry with its exceptional storytelling and filmmaking skills. Their contributions to cinema have been recognized and appreciated at the recently held Dadasaheb Phalke National Award Film Festival 23, where the production house won awards in three categories.

The Dadasaheb Phalke National Award is one of the most prestigious awards in the Indian film industry, and Excel Entertainment’s win is a testimony to their hard work and dedication. The ceremony was held in Noida, where the production house won the award for Best Film Production House, Best VFX – Jury for their film Phone Bhoot, and Honourable Jury Mention for their film Sharmaji Namkeen.

The Best Film Production House award is a recognition of Excel Entertainment’s contribution to Indian cinema, and their consistent efforts in bringing unique and entertaining content to the audience. Their films have always managed to strike a chord with the audience and have been appreciated for their impeccable storytelling, direction, and production values.

Excel Entertainment’s film, Phone Bhoot, which won the award for Best VFX – Jury, is an upcoming horror-comedy starring Katrina Kaif, Ishaan Khatter, and Siddhant Chaturvedi. The film’s trailer, which was released in July 2021, has already garnered a lot of attention and created a buzz among the audience.


Their film, Sharmaji Namkeen, which received an Honourable Jury Mention, is a posthumous release of the legendary actor, Rishi Kapoor. The film, which was directed by Hitesh Bhatia, was completed after Rishi Kapoor’s demise, and his wife, Neetu Kapoor, stepped in to complete the remaining portions of the film. The film is a tribute to the late actor’s legacy and his contribution to Indian cinema.

Excel Entertainment’s win at the Dadasaheb Phalke National Award Film Festival 23 is a testament to their commitment towards quality content and exceptional filmmaking. With their upcoming projects, like Fukrey 3, Jee Le Zaraa, and many more, they are sure to keep entertaining the audience with their unique and engaging content.

Fukrey 3 is the third installment of the popular comedy franchise Fukrey, which revolves around the lives of four friends and their misadventures. The film is directed by Mrigdeep Singh Lamba and is set to release in 2022.

Jee Le Zaraa is an upcoming musical drama film, which is directed by Farhan Akhtar. The film stars Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Alia Bhatt, and Katrina Kaif in lead roles and is produced by Excel Entertainment in association with Tiger Baby Films. The film is set to release in 2023.

Excel Entertainment’s contribution to the Indian film industry is immense, and their win at the Dadasaheb Phalke National Award Film Festival 23 is a recognition of their hard work and dedication. With their upcoming projects, they are sure to keep the audience entertained and engaged. We congratulate Excel Entertainment on their win and wish them all the best for their future endeavors.