68th National Film Awards: Ajay Devgn and Suriya share 'Best Actor' title

written by Ritika Nath | July 22, 2022

68th National Film Awards: Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn and South Suriya shared the win for Best Actor in 68th National Film Awards. The two were announced as the winners for their films Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior and Soorarai Pottru respectively.

To note, this is Ajay Devgn's third National Award for Tanhaji, It is a biographical movie about the renowned Maratha warrior Tanaji Malusare, that also took home the prize for best mainstream movie offering wholesome entertainment.

While it is first National Award for Suriya. Based on happenings in the life of Simplifly Deccan founder G Gopinath, the film Soorarai Pottru also received the prestigious awards for Best Feature Film and Best Actress for Aparna Balamurali.

Best Feature Film: Soorarai Pottru

Best Director: Sachy, Ayyappanum Koshiyum

Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment: Tanhaji

Best Actor: Suriya for Soorarai Pottru and Ajay Devgn for Tanhaji

Best Actress: Aparna Balamurali, Soorarai Pottru

Best Supporting Actor: Biju Menon, Ayyappanum Koshiyam

Best Hindi Film: Toolsidas Junior

Best Kannada Film: Dollu

Best Malayalam Film: Thinkalazhcha Nishchayam

Best Tamil Film: Sivaranjiniyum Innum Sila Pengalum

Best Telugu Film: Colour Photo

Best Haryanvi Film: Dada Lakhmi

Best Dimasa Film: Samkhor

Best Tulu Film: Jeetige

Best Marathi Film: Goshta Eka Paithanichi

Best Bengali Film: Avijatrik

Best Assamese Film: The Bridge

 

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