In the not too long ago introduced 67th National Film Awards, little one actor Naga Vishal bagged the award for the Best Child Artist for Tamil drama ‘KD Engira Karuppu Durai’. Directed by Madhumita Sundararaman, the movie revolves across the relationship between an 80-year-old man (Mu Ramaswamy) and an 8-year-old boy (Naga Vishal). On being recognised at nationwide stage, the younger actor says it was an surprising and comfortable shock for him to obtain the honour.
“This is a totally unexpected and overwhelming honour. The filming experience was so easy, and we were all one family on set. Madhumita Maam – my director – was like my elder sister. To get an honor like this at a national level is really something I wasn’t prepared for, and my family and friends are so happy and proud of me today,” stated an elated Naga Vishal.
Directed by Madhumita Sundararaman and produced by the Yoodlee Films banner, the Tamil movie spoke a common language of affection and discovering your self-worth by the deeply related tales of a septuagenarian and a younger orphan. 80-year-old Karuppudurai (KD) wakes up from a coma solely to overhear his household planning to euthanise him. He does probably the most pure factor by operating away from his village, solely to stumble into the lifetime of 8-year-old Kutty. As they set on a journey collectively, with the mission to fulfil KD’s bucket listing, humorously navigating by their issues, helpful life classes are imparted by Kutty to his a lot senior good friend, forming the unlikeliest of friendships. The movie addressed vital points equivalent to social mores and the way household ties get performed inside that, and about discovering magnificence within the bizarre, however by no means forgets to entertain.
On ‘KD Engira Karuppu Durai’ being recognised on the 67th National Film Awards, director Madhumita stated, “To get this type of recognition, particularly from the federal government, means so much to all of us. Sometimes I neglect that he’s a baby, particularly when he speaks about his duty in the direction of the betterment of his household. Nagavishal introduced life to Kutty, and deserves all these accolades and extra. His win is a win for every one in all my crew and forged who labored onerous for KD to be what it is at present. We are all so overwhelmed by the love that the viewers have proven our movie. Humbled and grateful.”
Recalling Talha Arshad Reshi winning the National Award for Hamid in the identical class, Siddharth Anand Kumar, VP Films & Events at Saregama India, congratulated the workforce of KD saying, a baby’s perspective all the time brings a brand new dimension to a movie.