19 March 2013 :: Paan Singh Tomar was awarded with best feature film of 2012 in 60th National Film Awards. Irrfan Khan, who played Lead role in the film got best actor’s trophy. The best actor’s trophy was shared by Vikram Gokhale for Marathi film “Anumati”, while the best actress honour went to Usha Jadhav for her performance in “Dhag”, also in Marathi.
Paan Singh Tomar :: Paan Singh Tomar is an Indian biographical film, based on the true story of an athlete Paan Singh Tomar employed by the Indian Army and who won a gold medal at Indian National Games, but was forced to become a notorious bandit. It is directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia and produced by UTV Motion Pictures. Irrfan plays the titular role, with Mahie Gill, Vipin Sharma and Nawazuddin Siddiqui portraying supporting roles.
Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia
Produced by Ronnie Screwvala
Written by Tigmanshu Dhulia, Sanjay Chauhan
Starring Irrfan, Mahi Gill, Vipin Sharma
Music by Abhishek Ray
Studio UTV Spotboy
Distributed by UTV Motion Pictures