68th National Film Awards Ceremony: Ajay Devgn and Suriya Honored with Best Actor Awards


Ajay Devgn and Suriya received Best Actor awards for Tanhaji and Soorarai Pottru, respectively. The event takes place on September 30.

Ajay Devgn and Suriya jointly receive the National Best Actor Awards.


  • Ajay Devgn and Suriya won Best Actor awards at the 68th National Awards.
  • The ceremony takes place in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
  • The prices were announced on July 22.

The winners of the 68th National Film Awards were announced on July 22. The National Best Actor Award was won jointly by Suriya for Soorarai Pottru and Ajay Devgn for Tanhaji. Aparna Balamurali won Best Actress for her role in Soorarai Pottru. On September 30, the winners received the national awards at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Ajay and Suriya received best actor awards for their respective films.


Ajay Devgn and Suriya jointly won Best Actor for their films, Tanhaji and Soorarai Pottru, respectively. The duo wrote heartfelt notes after the winners were announced on July 22. The superstars received the awards from President Draupadi Murmu and Union Youth and Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur.


Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior was directed by Om Raut and stars Saif Ali Khan and Sharad Kelkar. The film was released in 2020 and was one of the highest grossing films of the year. Ajay played the lead warrior role and received praise for his flawless performance.


Directed by Sudha Kongara, Soorarai Pottru was released on Amazon Prime Video in November. Dubbed in Kannada and Malayalam under the same title and in Telugu as Aakasam Nee Haddu Raa, the film is the third highest rated film on IMDb with a 9.1 rating. With Suriya and Aparna Balamurali playing the lead roles, Soorarai Pottru features Paresh Rawal, Urvashi, Mohan Babu and Karunas among others in key roles. Recently, Suriya announced that he is going to remake the film in Hindi under his production house.

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