On Friday, the winners of 68th National film awards were announced in New Delhi. The Best actor award is going to be shared by Suriya and Ajay Devgn for acting in “Soorarai Pottru” and Tanhaji : The unsung warrior respectively. Actor Suriya who is known for his versatility and acting skills is getting his first national award in his career which spans more than 25 years.
Best Actor – @Suriya_offl
Best Actress – @Aparnabala2
Best Music Director (Background Score) – @gvprakash
Best Original Screenplay – @Sudha_Kongara – #ShaliniUshaNair
& the Best Feature Film #Jyotika @rajsekarpandian pic.twitter.com/rDwWj7F10w
— 2D Entertainment (@2D_ENTPVTLTD) July 22, 2022
Due to COVID 19 related delays, this year’s ceremony honoured films from year 2020 across several categories. Apart from Suriya, the film “Soorarai Pottru” bagged several other awards that includes the award received by GV Prakash for Best Background Music, Aparna Balamurali for Beast actress category, Sudha Kongara for Best screenplay and Soorarai Pottru film as best feature film.
As soon as Suriya won the national award as the best actor for the first time in his career, fans of the 46 year old couldn’t keep calm as we could see them celebrating in Twitter by trending hashtags. Apart from the fans, a number of celebrities including actors Dhanush, Akshay Kumar, Keerthy Suresh wished the actor for his feat.
Check out their tweets below :
— Dhanush (@dhanushkraja) July 22, 2022
Over the moon to see #SooraraiPottru win the top honours at the National Awards. Heartfelt congratulations my brother @Suriya_offl, #AparrnaBalamurali and my director #SudhaKongara. Humbled to be working in the Hindi adaptation of such an iconic film 🙏🏻
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 22, 2022
Heartiest congratulations to Team #SooraraiPottru for sweeping 5 awards at the 68th National Film Awards!
— Keerthy Suresh (@KeerthyOfficial) July 22, 2022
— Lokesh Kanagaraj (@Dir_Lokesh) July 22, 2022
— Radikaa Sarathkumar (@realradikaa) July 22, 2022
— KhushbuSundar (@khushsundar) July 22, 2022
Heartiest congratulations to all national film award winners, especially the Best Actors, Suriya, Ajay Devgan and Aparna Balamurali, and Biju Menon and Nanjiamma, on this well-deserved recognition! Also, proudly remembering dear Sachy for winning the Best Director Award.
— Mohanlal (@Mohanlal) July 22, 2022
— Pandiraj (@pandiraj_dir) July 22, 2022
— Ranganathan Madhavan (@ActorMadhavan) July 22, 2022
Congratulations Best Actor @Suriya_offl sir 5 #NationalAwards for #SooraraiPottru birthday treat 🥇
Best wishes to All the winner of National Award 👍@2D_ENTPVTLTD #HappyBirthdaySuriya pic.twitter.com/SiJA8UgNDG
— M.Sasikumar (@SasikumarDir) July 22, 2022
Flying high 😍😍🤗 @suriya sir’s long due national award has finally arrived 😍😍🔥🔥💪💪Congratulations sir so proud and happy for you 🤗 Congrats to #SooraraiPottru team #Sudha mam @Aparnabala2 and @gvprakash darling watta an achievement 👍 So happy for u guys 🤗@2D_ENTPVTLTD pic.twitter.com/FIPfBV3p7S
— Arya (@arya_offl) July 22, 2022
Congratulations Suriya, a well deserved honour, you have made our industry proud, best wishes for you to excel in all your future endeavors too @Suriya_offl
— R Sarath Kumar (@realsarathkumar) July 22, 2022
— Manjima Mohan (@mohan_manjima) July 22, 2022
— Nitinsathyaa (@Nitinsathyaa) July 22, 2022