Suriya thanks his wife Jyothika after winning National award

Wednesday 27th July 2022 07:52 EDT

'Soorarai Pottru’ won the National Award for Best Feature, Best Actor and Best Actress at the 68th National Film Awards. The film also won Best Screenplay for Shalini Usha Nair and director Sudha Kongara as well as Best Music Direction (Background Score) for GV Prakash Kumar.

Suriya shared a thank you note on his official Twitter account and expressed his gratitude to his well-wishers. “My heartfelt thanks for all the love and good wishes that has reached us and enriched our lives so far… We are ecstatic with the Five National awards for Soorarai Pottru. The overwhelming reception for our film which was released directly on OTT during a pandemic, has made our eyes well up in joy. Our happiness is doubled at this national recognition for Soorarai Pottru, as it is a testimony of Sudha Kongara’s many years of hardwork and creative vision of Captain Gopinath’s story," Suriya wrote in his statement.

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."

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