Priyanandan’s Malayalam film Pulijanmam, which stars Murali, bagged the award for the Best Film.
Pulijanmam the film, which highlights the struggle between oppressors and those who resist society?s exploitative forces, is based on N Prabhakaran?s play by the same name. It stars Murali, Sindhu Menon and Vineeth Kumar. Pulijanmam is the director?s second film after the critically acclaimed Neythukaaran.
The 54th National Film Awards for the year 2006 were announced on Tuesday at Sashtri Bhavan in New Delhi.