Sonakshi Sinha honoured dad Shatrughan Sinha at IIFA

Veteran actor turned politician Shatrughan Sinha gets lifetime achievement award for his outstanding contribution o Indian cinema from daughter Sonakshi Sinha at the 15th IIFA held at Tampa Bay, Florida. Daughter Sonakshi Sinha takes the pride to handed over the prestigious award to her father along with actor Anil Kapoor.

The Mayor of Tampa Bay Bob Buckhorm  also felicitated Shatrughan who has acted in more than 200 Hindi movies and also in Punjabi and Bangla cinema.

Popularly known as Shotgun Sinha, the 67-year-old actor dedicated the award to the people of Bihar in general and Patna in particular.

"Patna, my birth place, is my strength as well as weakness...I am here today only because of love and affection of my people," Sinha gets nostalgic.

Sinha, who is contesting Lok Sabha election from Patna Sahib seat in Bihar said the very name of BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi generates excitement among people in America.

"While delivering speech after receiving IIFA awards at Raymond James stadium in Tampa, Florida in the US when I told the audience that I have come to the function midway through the general election where BJP is surging ahead to come to power audience broke into excitement," Sinha said.