Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior' bagged three honours at the 68th National Film Awards, the film's director Om Raut, along with Ajay Devgn and Kajol expressed their gratitude and joy over bagging the most prestigious awards in the country.
The film has bagged awards for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment, Ajay Devgn won the Best Actor award (shared) and Nachiket Barve and Mahesh Sherla won the Best Costume Design award.
Filmmaker Om Raut took to his social media and issued a note. He captioned it, “It’s an extremely proud & happy moment for us. We’ve won 3 National Awards for a film very close to my heart, Wouldn’t have been possible without @ajaydevgn #SaifAliKhan @itsKajolD #BhushanKumar Ji @SharadK7 @nachiketbarve #MaheshSherla @ADFFilms @TSeries @tseriesfilms and the rest of the cast and crew!! #TanhajiTheUnsungWarrior”
Kajol who played the role of Tanhaji’s wife in the movie, shared, “Team Tanhaji wins 3 national awards. So happy and proud! Best Actor @ajaydevgn, Best Popular film providing Wholesome Entertainment @omraut, Best Costume @nachiketbarve #TanhajiTheUnsungWarrior”
Actor Ajay Devgn extended praises to his wife, he replied to the tweet Kajol wrote, it read, “Congratulations to you too, Your presence in the film gave it an added dimension”
The film traced the life of Maratha warrior Tanaji Malusare, the film also starred Saif Ali Khan, Neha Sharma, Sharad Kelkar and Luke Kenny in other supporting roles