National Award motivates me to work harder and walk my talk: Suriya

Celebrity Suriya on Saturday vowed to “function more difficult” and keep on building great films after his Tamil movie Soorarai Pottru emerged as the significant winner at the 68th Nationwide Film Awards.

The 2020 Tamil-language drama gained 5 awards, together with Ideal Element Movie, Best Actor for Suriya, Most effective Actress for Aparrna Balamurali, Finest Screenplay for Sudha Kongara and Shalini Usha Nair, and Greatest Audio Route (Qualifications Audio) for GV Prakash Kumar.

‘Heartfelt thanks‘

Suriya, who shared the Greatest Actor award with Tanhaji – The Unsung Warrior star Ajay Devgn, posted a assertion on Twitter and explained he is emotion ecstatic about his film successful 5 Countrywide Awards.

“The Countrywide Award presents me the inspiration to perform harder and stroll my speak… and give you all superior films, now & normally,” the actor, who turned 47 on Saturday, explained. He also thanked his fans and followers for showering appreciate on Soorarai Pottru, motivated by the existence of Air Deccan founder Capt GR Gopinath.

“My heartfelt thanks for all the appreciate and very good wishes that has reached us and enriched our lives so far… We are ecstatic with the 5 Countrywide awards for Soorari Pottru. The mind-boggling reception for our movies, which was released straight on OTT in the course of a pandemic, has made our eyes perfectly up in joy,” the actor explained. The National Award recognition is a testimony of director Kongara’s “numerous yrs of tough get the job done and artistic eyesight of Captain Gopinath’s story”, he additional.

Suriya also thanked director Vasanth Sai and filmmaker Mani Ratnam for believing in him and providing him his to start with film Nerukku Ner (1997). “I prolong my gratitude to director Vasanth Sai and filmmaker-producer Maniratnam, who positioned their faith in my acting talents and gave me my very first movie, Nerukku Ner.”

The Jai Bhim star gave a shout out to his actor-wife Jyotika for encouraging him to do the film. “My exclusive thanks to my Jyotika, who insisted I really should develop & act in Soorarai Pottru. My enjoy and ‘Thank You’ to all all those who have inspired my endeavours so significantly and to my Amma and Appa, Karthi and Brinda, who have supported me usually. I devote this award to my young ones Diya and Dev and to my loving family,” he extra.

Suriya also congratulated fellow winner Devgn and all the other Nationwide Award recipients.

Revealed on

July 23, 2022