Kajol and Ajay Devgn were seen together in the 2020 film Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, which was one of the big winners of the 68th National Film Awards on Friday. The actors gave each other a shoutout on social media as they commented on their win. While Kajol said she was “happy and proud,” Ajay praised her for adding a new dimension to the historical drama with her presence. Read more: Ajay Devgn Responds To Winning The National Film Award For Tanhaji The Unsung Warrior
Directed by Om Raut, Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, starring Ajay and Kajol, alongside actor Saif Ali Khan. For his role as the Maratha warrior, Tanhaji, Ajay took home the Best Actor award on Friday, along with Suriya, who took the Best Actor award for his Tamil film, Soorarai Pottru. Tanhaji also took home the prize for the best popular movie with healthy entertainment and the prize for the best costume. Ajay thanked the film’s creative team, the audience and their loved ones after the winners were announced.
On Friday, Kajol, who played Tanhaji’s wife Savitribai Malusare, took to her social media handles to congratulate the cast and crew. “Team Tanhaji wins 3 National Film Awards. So happy and proud! Dear Actor @ajaydevgn, Best Popular Movie with Healthy Entertainment @omraut, Best Costume @nachiketbarve,” the actor tweeted while sharing a still from the film set with her and Ajay in their costumes. Ajay shared Kajol’s message, tweeting: “Congratulations to you too. Your presence in the film gave it an extra dimension.” Fans on Twitter responded to their messages for each other, leaving emojis.
Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior was a box office success and deserved 368 crore worldwide. In a statement released after the National Film Awards winners were announced, Ajay said: “As a producer of Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, it gives me immense satisfaction to receive an accolade at the 68th National Film Awards for the best movie that is wholesome entertainment. Tanhaji was just that. It’s a good story about friendship, loyalty, family values and sacrifice…”