ETimes contacted Ajay to congratulate him for this. The actor shared, “As the producer of Tanhaji – The Unsung Warrior, I am extremely happy to receive the award for Best Film at the 68th National Film Awards, which has provided total entertainment. Tanhaji was exactly like that. It is a good story of friendship, loyalty, family values and sacrifice. It has strong national sentiments, super VFX and a holistic approach to entertainment.
He also said, “I must share my respect with my director Om Raut, my co-producers, T-Series and my co-actors. Above all, I would like to thank our creative team which has contributed immensely in making this a blockbuster and now a National Award winner.”
Ajay also received the National Award in the category of Best Actor. On receiving his third National Award, an excited Ajay shared, “I am excited to win the Best Actor award alongside Suriya, who won for Soorarai Pottru. I thank everyone, above all my creative team, audience and my fans. I also express my gratitude to my parents and God for their blessings. Congratulations to all the other winners.”