Director Om Raut shared a heartfelt note after his film Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior won big at the 68th National Awards for Best Popular Film. The film won 3 national awards namely Best Popular Film, Best Costume Design (Nachiket Barve) and Best Actor (Ajay Devgn). Tanhaji told the story of the famous Maratha warrior Tanhaji (Ajay Devgn), who wages a fight to the death against the Mughals. The film also starred Kajol and Saif Ali Khan.
Director Om Raut, who is currently preparing for the release of his film Adipurush, shared a heartfelt note. Raut said: “It is not only the most prestigious award one can aspire to, but also the award that recognizes the very best in art and culture. I am truly blessed and humbled and will use this honor bestowed upon me.”
Raut also shared an Instagram post with the caption: “A national award is truly special. It is not only the most prestigious award one can aspire to, but also the one that recognizes the very best in art and culture. I am truly blessed and humbled and will use this honor bestowed on me as a symbol to try harder to entertain everyone in the coming years I am grateful to the whole team at Tanhaji for this opportunity to let me tell the story of one of Maharashtra’s greatest warriors Jai Hind Jai Shivray…”
All eyes are on his next mythological drama, Adipurush, starring Prabhas as Lord Rama, Kriti Sanon as Sita and Saif Ali Khan as Lankesh and Sunny Singh as Lakshman.