Mahesh won the best actor award for Srimanthudu, but he was not present at the event to receive the award. Mahesh thanked Filmfare for the award and also thanked his fans for making this possible. It took exactly one month for Mahesh to come back on Twitter.
Honoured to win the Filmfare Best Actor award for Srimanthudu. Thank you @filmfare and the Times group..A Big Thank You to all my fans for making this possible.. Missed being there on the big night..
— Mahesh Babu (@urstrulyMahesh).