Actor Suriya shared the Best Actor award with Ajay Devgn, who won for ‘Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior’, while Aparna Balamurali won the Best Actress award. The film ‘Soorarai Potru’ won the title of Best Feature Film.
Akshay, who is remaking the film in Hindi, wrote on Twitter, “Over the Moon to the #SooraraiPotru wins top honors at the National Awards. Heartfelt condolences to my brother @surya_offal, #AparnaBalmurali & my director #SudhaKongra Congratulations. Working in the Hindi adaptation of such an iconic film 🙏🏻.” have a look:
Over the moon #SooraraiPottru for winning the top honor at the National Awards. Hearty congratulations my broth… https://t.co/kzOdIkroiM
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) 1658494744000
Meanwhile, Suriya recently welcomed Akshay Kumar on board for the project. The Hindi remake will be Suriya’s first film as a producer in Bollywood. It was also reported that he will be seen doing a cameo in Akshay’s film. Sudha Kongara, director of ‘Soorrai Pottru’, will also direct the Hindi remake.
Earlier today, R Madhavan also wished Suriya and Ajay Devgn for their awards. Suriya recently did a cameo in his film Rocketry: The Nambi Effect. He wrote, “@Suriya_offl thats my bro…congratulations on the national award for #Sooraraipottru…the heart is filled with pride bhai..” For Ajay, he wrote, “@ajaydevgn congratulations on the much deserved national award You. Awesome.”