Tamil cinema won several awards at the annual 59th National Film Awards announced today. Aaranya Kaandam and Azhgagarsamiyin Kuthirai walked away with a couple of awards, while Vaagai Sooda Vaa got the Best Regional Film award..
Tamil films wins 5 National awards
Azhgagarsamiyin Kuthirai, directed by Suseenthiran. It bagged the award for popular entertainment besides getting actor Appukutty the best supporting actor’s trophy.
Vagai Sooda Vaa, a period film that harps on the need for education, directed by A Sargunam was adjudged the best regional language film, while Thiayagarajan Kumararajah’s maiden venture Aaranya Kaandam won two awards – best film by a debutant director and best editing (K L Praveen).
The awards will be given to the winners in a ceremony on 3 May .