New Delhi, Nov 27: The sweet and glamorous Disha Patanai was felicitated by News 24 on Monday. The model-turned-actress has made a mark in Hindi and Telugu films. In 2015 she appeared in Cadbury Dairy Milk advertisement which made her quite popular. Her debut film was Loafer directed by Puri Jagannadh. In 2016, she appeared in a music video Befikra along with Tiger Shroff. The next film she starred was in MS Dhoni: The Untold Story. She also signed Jackie Chan's Kung Fu Yoga which was released on 3 February 2017.
She was conferred with the Jashn-e-Youngistan Samman for New Face of the Year by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
The award is part of News24's unique initiative to appreciate and encourage the dynamic young power of the country as it is the youth in whose hands lie the future of a nation. The Young India is laying the foundation of a New India, an India that is making a world-wide impression. News24 has thus taken the lead in promoting and honouring the youth of India with its first edition of Jashn-e-Youngistan.