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New Delhi: The 68th National Film Award winners were announced earlier today, with Suriya and Ajay Devgn taking home the Best Actor award for 2020. Soorarai Potter And the Tanhaji: The Unknown Warrior. With this, the Shivaye Najm received his third national award.
In a statement released shortly after, Ajayi expressed his gratitude for his victory. “I am happy to win the Best Actor award for tanhaji: The unknown warrior In the 68th National Awards Ceremony with Syria, which she won Soorarai Potter. “
“I thank everyone, especially my creative team, the audience and my fans. I also express my gratitude to my parents and Almighty God for their blessings. Congratulations to all the other winners,” Ajay added.
The actor also responded to Tanhaji: The Unknown Warrior It won Best Popular Film, earning it a National Award win as producer.
“As producer of Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, I am very pleased to receive an honor at the 68th National Film Awards for Best Film that Provided Healthy Entertainment. Tanhaji was exactly that. It is a good story about friendship, loyalty, family values and sacrifice. It has strong patriotic sentiments, Super VFX. And an all-encompassing approach to entertainment. I have to share this honor with my Om Raut directors, my co-producers, T-Series and my co-actors. Most of all, I thank my creative team who contributed so well to making this film popular and now a National Award winner.”
Directed by Umm Reut, Tanhaji: The Unknown Warrior He introduced Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan and Kajol in the lead roles and collected positive feedback from the audience. Legend Bhagat Singh in 2002 and Momentum in 1998 both won the Ajayi National Award for Best Actor.
The film collected over Rs 368 crore worldwide at the box office and was declared the highest grossing of the year.
Meanwhile on the business front, Ajay will soon appear in sholaAnd the Dresheim 2, which will be released in theaters on November 18. The film is directed by Abhishek Pathak and stars Akshay Khanna, Shriya Saran, Rajat Kapoor and Ishita Dutta. Ajay is all set to rework one of his most intriguing characters on screen and carry on Vijay’s shoes in the sequel. The story unfolds on a journey that leaves the audience pondering what their way out might be this time.
With ANI inputs.
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