The 68th National Film Awards have been announced. In this, the movie “Soorarai Pottru” has won 5 awards including Best Actor, Actress, Background Music, Film and Screenplay. “Sivaranjiniyum Innum sila Pengalum” directed by Vasanth has been selected as the best Tamil film. Overall, Tamil films alone have won 10 awards.
In 2020, there was a situation where the theatres had to be closed for several months due to the Covid19 infection. As a result, fewer films were released than usual. Along with them there are also new movies released directly on OTT platforms. In this case, they announced the 68th National Film Awards for the year 2020 in New Delhi.
The movie “Soorarai Pottru” released in OTT platform starring Surya and directed by Sudha Kongara. Adapted from the life of Air Deccan founder Captain Gopinath, this film was well received by the audience. Aparna Balamurali played the heroine. G.V. Prakash composed the music. In the National Awards announced today, the film “Soorarai Pottru” bagged 5 National Awards for Best film(Soorarai Pottru), Best Actor (Surya), Best Actress (Aparna Balamurali), Best Background Music (G.V. Prakash) and Best Screenplay (Sudha Kongara).