Ajay Devgn, Suriya share Best Actor Award


Actor Ajay Devgn has won the National Film Award for his film ‘Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior’. He will share the award with actor Suriya, who won the prestigious award for his performance in ‘Soorarai Pottru’.

It may be mentioned that ‘Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior’ also bagged the award for Best Film Wholesome Entertainment.

On the other hand, Aparna Balamurali has won the Best Actress award for the film ‘Soorarai Pottru’.

‘Soorarai Pottru’ also won the award for the Best Feature Film. The action drama is a fictionalised version of the book ‘Simply Fly’, written on the life of Air Deccan founder Captain GR Gopinath.

Actor and producer Suriya shared his elation, “I am absolutely humbled by the incredible honour that Soorarai Pottru has received. I am falling short of words to express my gratitude and truly applaud the entire team’s effort to bring this inspiring story of Capt. Gopinath and his vision. The film has truly proven that nothing can stop one from achieving their dream.”

Directed by Sudha Kongara, the movie is produced by Suriya and also features actors Mohan Babu and Aparna Balamurali in pivotal roles.

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