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Anupam Kher dedicates award to father
Veteran actor Anupam Kher’s medical drama series bagged the Outstanding Cast Award at the SCAD aTVfest 2019. He dedicated the award to his late father Pushkarnath Kher on his seventh death anniversary.
Anupam won the award on Sunday night in Atlanta.
“Delighted to share that at the SCAD aTVfest the cast of our series ‘New Amsterdam’ won the Outstanding Cast award. And it being my father’s seventh death anniversary today, I dedicate this award to him. He was my best friend and my biggest fan. No matter what I did,” Anupam tweeted.
To this, his close friend Anil Kapoor wrote: “You just keep soaring higher and higher Anupam Kher! We’re all watching your flight with so much joy and pride! Congratulations ‘New Amsterdam’ for winning Outstanding Cast at the SCAD aTVfest 2019!”
Anupam thanked him and replied: “Thank you my dearest friend Anil Kapoor. Your love, warmth and appreciation means so much to me. You really help me and inspire me to give my best.”
Inspired by Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in the US, the series follows the brilliant and charming doctor Max Goodwin played by actor Ryan Eggold, the institution’s newest medical director who sets out to shake up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care.