Director Ram’s ambitious project ‘Thanga Meenkal’ that released in 2013 did average business at the box office. However the film has been winning many awards and recognitions and the new one to join the list is an award from the Pondicherry government.
‘Thanga Meenkal’ got the honor of being the only Tamil film to be screened in the Indian Panorama Festival, held last year. The film that explored the affection between a father and daughter had also won three National Awards for the Best Tamil Film, Best Child artiste and Best lyrics for the year 2013.
Now the film has been selected for the award for Best Film given by the Pondicherry Government. The award that includes cash prize of rupees one lakh and an appreciation shield will be given in an event to be held in September.