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Divya Khosla Kumar receives Rajiv Gandhi Award for 'Yaariyan'

IANS 30 Aug 2014, 20:12:53 PM IST

Mumbai: Actress turned director Divya Khosla Kumar has received the Rajiv Gandhi Award for excellence for her 2014 movie "Yaariyan".

"It's a great honour and definitely my journey and growth as a creative person doesn't stop here. I am proud to be a woman and making my foray in a field absolutely dominated by men. Cheers to Indian women managing their families," Divya told IANS.

Divya could not be in Delhi Friday to receive the honour. Her parents received it on her behalf.

Starring Himansh Kohli, Rakul Preet Singh and Nicole Faria in the lead roles, Yaariyan was released on January 10th this year and was hit among youths.