Date: 18th June 2001
A father and son team have scooped top honours at the BOLLYWOOD AWARDS in Sun City, South Africa.
HRITHIK ROSHAN won BEST ACTOR gong for his debut film Kaho Naa ... Pyaar Hai (2000) (TELL ME YOU LOVE ME) directed by his father.
His father RAKESH ROSHAN shared his son's celebrations when he picked up BEST DIRECTOR for the film. Actress WAHEEDA REHMAN was delighted to receive the honour to LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD. She says, "I am proud to be part of an industry where there is no caste or creed. "
The Bollywood film industry produces 800 films every year and makes over $200 million (£153 million) per annum. (ES/WNWCCB/IG)