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Film industry has woken up to importance of Digital India: Varun Dhawan

IANS  |  Mumbai 

says the Indian film industry is now harnessing the power of the Internet to reach the masses.

The "Badlapur" actor, who connects to his fans via frequently, received the Best Digital Personality of the Year Award at by IAMAI and moneycontrol here on Wednesday, read a statement.

then took to answering a few questions, talking about trolls, and about going digital.

He said: "Most of the youth is on the Internet. In fact, when I was shooting for my film '' in Chanderi, most televisions didn't work and there were no cinemas. But everyone had high-speed internet, which is probably how they know me; through my songs and videos on

"Digital is way bigger than we think and our film industry has woken up to its importance and now uses it to reach out to the masses."

On his favourite personality, he said: "It is 'The Rock', I think we all have something to learn from that man."



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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 18:06 IST