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Suriya And Soorarai Pottru Win Big At Indian Film Festival Of Melbourne 2021

The winners of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne was announced on August 20 in a virtual ceremony.
by Anoop Sai Bandi | August 21, 2021 16:29 IST
Suriya And Soorarai Pottru Win Big At Indian Film Festival Of Melbourne 2021

The prestigious Indian Film Festival of Melbourne was conducted recently. Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, there was a low-key award ceremony that was held virtually. Many celebrities, stars, and journalists attended the virtual award ceremony. Suriya won the Best Performance Male (Feature) for his work in Soorarai Pottru, while his film won the Best Film (Feature) Award. The film, directed by Sudha Kongara Prasad, is loosely based on the biography of Captain GR Gopinath. The film starred Suriya, Paresh Rawal, and Aparna Balamurali in lead roles.

 
Suriya took to social media to thank the jury and the entire team for the award. He wrote, In another tweet, Suriya thanked the jury and wrote, Samantha, Vidya Balan, and Manoj Bajpayee are the other winners at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2021. Soorarai Pottru was released directly on Amazon Prime Video on November 12, 2020, on the occasion of Diwali. Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the makers of Soorarai Pottru skipped theatrical release and chose the OTT route.


CREDITS: TWITTER

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