On Thursday evening in New Delhi, the winners of the 69th National Film Awards were revealed. Allu Arjun, who wowed audiences with his portrayal as Pushpa Raj, was named Best Actor for the hit film Pushpa: The Rise. Sukumar and Devi Sri Prasad were also named Best Director and Best Music Director, respectively.
With his portrayal of Pushpa Raj, Allu Arjun won the hearts of the audience. For the part, the actor underwent a dramatic metamorphosis, changing everything from talking, walking, acting, and breathing to his Pushpa Raj persona.
One of the most important aspects of Pushpa is undoubtedly Allu Arjun’s performance; his body language and ‘Thaggede Le’ swag made everyone a fan of him. And no one, from a child to an elderly uncle, has failed to imitate Allu Arjun’s Pushpa Raj body language and famous phrase.
In the category of Best Actor, other nominees included Jr. NTR and Ram Charan for RRR, Suriya for Jai Bhim, Dhanush for Karnan, Silambarasan TR for Maanadu, Arya for Sarpatta, and actor Joju George for Nayattu. Alia Bhatt, Kangana Ranaut, Lijo Mol, and Revathy competed for Best Actress.
Pushpa: The Rise follows a worker named Pushpa as he advances through the world of red sandalwood smuggling. The film stars Allu Arjun, Rashmika Mandanna, and Fahadh Faasil in key roles, as well as Samantha Ruth Prabhu in the chart-topping song Oo Antava.
The award ceremony is held every year, however it was postponed for two years owing to the Covid-19 epidemic. The 68th National Film Awards were held last year, and they celebrated films released in 2020. Suriya for Soorarai Pottru received the Best Feature Film award at the 68th National Film Awards, while Ajay Devgn for Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior shared the Best Actor Award.