The 68th National Film Awards were held on Friday, and Tamil actor Suriya expressed his gratitude for "all the affection" and "well wishes" he had received from his loved ones, fans, and coworkers.
At the 68th National Film Awards for 2020, which were announced on July 22, the Tamil film "Soorarai Pottru" won the National Award for Best Feature, Best Actor, and Best Actress. In addition, the film's screenwriter Shalini Usha Nair and director Sudha Kongara received Best Screenplay, and GV Prakash Kumar won Best Music Direction (Background Score).
On his official Twitter account, Suriya posted a lengthy message in which he thanked his supporters. "My sincere gratitude for all the love and well wishes that have already reached us and improved our lives... The five national prizes for Soorarai Pottru had us over the moon. We are really happy that our movie, which was launched during a pandemic directly on OTT, received such a positive response. Our joy at this national recognition for Soorarai Pottru is doubled because it is a testament to Sudha Kongara's many years of dedication and imaginative interpretation of Captain Gopinath's tale, the actor said in a statement.
He also thanked the cast of "Soorarai Pottru," which included Aparna Balamurali, who won for best actress, GV Prakash, who won for background music, Sudha Kongara, who won for best screenplay, and other winners.
The Best Film award is a great recognition for team 2D and I thank them along with my best friend & CEO Rajsekar KarpoorasundaraPandian. Extend my gratitude to Director Vasanth Sai & Filmmaker-Producer Maniratnam who placed their faith in my acting abilities and gave me my first film, Nerukku Ner. My heartiest congratulations to my fellow Best Actor winner Ajay Devgn and other National award winners from Tamilnadu, Filmmaker Vasanth Sai, Editor Sreekar Prasad, Actor Lakshmi Priya Chandramouli, Filmmaker Madonne Ashwin and other award-winners from other States of our country, for the year 2020, in this 68th National Film awards.”
Suriya also thanked his wife Jyotika for encouraging him to do ‘Soorarai Pottru’. “My special thanks to my Jyotika, who insisted I should produce & act in Soorarai Pottru. My love and ‘Thank You’ to all those who have encouraged my efforts so far and to my Amma and Appa, Karthi and Brinda, who have supported me always. I dedicate this award to my kids Diya and Dev and to my loving family.