State Government of Victoria funded Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IIFM) recognizes the best in Indian cinema on an annual basis, and the 2021 edition of IIFM is ongoing till August 31, 2021. This year Tamil film Soorarai Pottru produced and starred in by Suriya, took home two big awards - best film and best male performance in a feature.
Congratulations! https://t.co/7VTvY9kABq— Danny Pearson MP (@DannyPearsonMP) August 20, 2021
Thank you so much @Suriya_offl for making the time . And congratulations on Big Win for Best Performance (Male) in a series & #SooraraiPottru for the #BestFilm— Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (@IFFMelb) August 20, 2021
We missed you @DannyPearsonMP but your support & love means a lot to #IFFM2021 @FilmVictoria #VicScreen @mitublange https://t.co/7yAC8CspIg
Danny Pearson, an Australian MP who is also a government minister for creative industries took to his twitter to congratulate Suriya for his personal award. Suriya responded by thanking the minister and the IFFM board.