Director Gautham Vasudev Menon who produced Thangameengal had faced some hindrances at the beginning, but it is director cum lead actor Ram and Sathish of JSK Films corporation had made it to end with a happy note. The film which released last year did decent business at the box office and has now won three National awards.
Thangameengal has been adjudged as the Best Tamil Film and Baby Sadhana who played one of the central characters in the film has been named as the Best Child Artiste while Na.Mutukumar has received his maiden National award for his lyrics for the song 'Ananda yaazhai meeettugirai' that was features in the film.
Baby Sadhana who debuted with Thangameengal has sent a message to people belonging to press and media.
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"I want to personally thank all media uncles and aunties who have supported me right from the beginning of Thangameengal and brought me to the level of getting National award. I cannot forget this wonderful journey which would have not been possible without your constant help and support and because of you I gained so much visibility in this world. My special thanks to Ram Appa for giving this chance and JSK uncle for making people to see it, Gautham Menon uncle. Special congrats to Muthukumar uncle and my favorite Arbindu Sara uncle and Yuvan uncle as well".
Director Ram organized a special press meet on the occasion of his brainchild being selected for the National recognition. The director-actor was visible overjoyed and emotional. He said he feels proud for his film being selected for the National award along with his mentor Balu Mahendra's film Thalaimuraigal. Thalaimuraigal which was the last film of legendary director Balu Mahendra has won the Nargis Dutt award for Best Film on National Integrity.