'Maamanithan,' directed by Seenu Ramasamy and starring stars Vijay Sethupathi and Gayathrie, was released earlier in June and received positive reviews from fans and audiences. The film has earned a Gold award at this year's Tokyo Film Awards.
'Maamanithan' earned gold in the Best Asian Film category, followed by Takahiro Kawabe's 'Love Song at 5 p.m.' and Mart Bira's 'Nomadic Doctor.'
Director Seenu Ramasamy made the Twitter announcement: “Happy to share that our ‘Maamanithan’ feature film won (at the) Tokyo Film Awards 2022. Thanks to producer Yuvan Shankar Raja.”
In this family drama, Vijay Sethupathi plays an auto driver who experiences a terrible identity crisis. The plot of 'Maamanithan' revolves around a modest guy who wishes to offer an excellent education to his children by enrolling them in a private school. He engages in a contract with a real estate developer to improve his income and is duped in the process. The film is about the difficulties he endures.
Gayathrie, who previously worked with Vijay Sethupathi in Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom, portrays the female protagonist. KPAC Lalitha, Guru Somasundaram, Shaji Chen, and Jewel Mary round out the film's cast. Anikha from 'Viswasam' also appears in the movie. Yuvan Shankar Raja and K Productions collaborated on the film's production.