‘Tanhaji’ also won the Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment and Best Costume Design awards. Congratulating Ajay Devgn for the win, Sidharth Malhotra wrote, “Congratulations on your third National Award, Ajay Devgn sir. Cheers for the more powerful performance.” Interestingly, Ajay Devgn and Sidharth Malhotra will be seen sharing the frame in ‘Thank God’.
Ajay Devgn shared the Best Actor award with Suriya, who won the same for his performance in the Tamil film ‘Soorarai Potru’. Speaking about the big win, Ajay Devgn said in a statement, “I am excited to win the Best Actor award at the 68th National Awards for Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior along with 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 almighty for their blessings. Congratulations to all the other winners.” Kajol, who played Ajay’s onscreen wife in ‘Tanhaji’ wrote, “Team Tanhaji won 3 National Awards. So happy and proud! Best Actor @ajaydevgn Best Popular Film Providing Complete Entertainment @omraut Best Dress @nachiketbarve #TanhajiTheUnsungWarrior”.