Dhanush wins his second National Award, thanks Vetrimaaran for believing in him


Actor-filmmaker Dhanush on Tuesday took to his Twitter web page to specific his happiness over profitable his second National Award in the Best Actor class. “I woke up to this amaziing news of being honoured with the Prestigious national award for ASURAN. To win one best actor award is a dream, to win Two is nothing short of a blessing. I never imagined I would come this far,” wrote Dhanush in his assertion.

Dhanush is tenting in the United States with his household as he’s taking pictures for his upcoming movie The Gray Man, directed by Anthony and Joe Russo of Avengers fame. The 67th National Awards have been introduced on Monday night in New Delhi.

Dhanush thanked his mother and father and his brother Selvaraghavan, who he considers as his first performing “guru.” And he thanked director Vetrimaaran for casting him as Sivasami in Asuran, as he briefly mirrored on how their partnership has developed through the years.

“Vetri, never thought when I met you at Balu Mahendra sir’s office that you would become a friend, companion and a brother. I am so proud of the four films we have worked together and the two films we have produced together. I am very glad you chose to believe in me so much and I chose to believe in you. Now can’t wait to hear what you have written for me next. A big hug (sic),” he added.

Dhanush acted in Vetrimaaran’s directorial debut Polladhavan in 2007. The actor-director duo has collaborated ceaselessly since. Dhanush additionally gained his National Award for Best Actor for his efficiency in the 2011 movie Aadukalam, which was directed by Vetrimaaran. Before the duo made Asuran in 2019, they labored with a gangster drama Vada Chennai (2018), which is touted to be a trilogy. Asuran was additionally the Best Film in the Tamil language on the National Awards.

Dhanush additionally thanked his co-stars Manju Warrier, Ken Karunas and TeeJay Arunasalam and his followers for their “unconditional love” for him. “I sincerely thank the NATIONAL AWARD Jury for this award AA, I thank my producer Thanu sir for all the support. I thank the entire ASURAN team especially my family my dear Pachaiyarnma Manju , my Chidambaram Ken and my Murugan Teejay. Thank you GV for ‘Vaa Asura, The blood bath song,” he added.

Dhanush shares the Best Actor award with Manoj Bajpayee, who gained the nod for his efficiency in Bhonsle.


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