The decorated filmmaker from the Tamil film fraternity, who has worked with the likes of Rajinikanth, and has an impressive filmography was honoured for his contribution towards cinema at the OTTplay Awards 2022.
Pallabi Dey Purkayastha
Last Updated: 06.48 PM, Sep 10, 2022
Pa. Ranjith is a force to reckon with, and at the OTTplay Awards 2022, the celebrated filmmaker has been awarded with the Filmmaker of the decade award. Some of the films he has made include Madras, Kabali, Kaala, and Sarpatta Parambarai, to name a few.
He was given the award by the co-founder and CEO of HT Media Labs, Avinash Mudaliar. Pa. Ranjith gave a short but sweet speech in front of the audience while the cheered him on.
"Jai Bheem! Thanks for this (referring to the award). I wasn't expecting it. Thanks for believing in me, Arya sir (his lead actor in Sarpatta Parambarai), to the producers and everone who every participated in my films."
For the unversed, the inaugural OTTplay Awards and Conclave, a marquee event from the house of Hindustan Times, aims to honour the best talent, movies and web series across 10 Indian languages and a plethora of OTT platforms that premiered on streaming services the past year.
The event, which has taken place on Saturday (September 10) has opened with a conclave inviting leaders in the OTT space, celebrities, content creators, advertisers, and technology enablers to deliberate on the future of OTTs and how it will reinvent the entertainment business. This will be followed by the OTTplay Awards — India's First Pan-India OTT Award Show.
OTTplay Awards 2022 has been attended by celebrities from all around the country, from Sara Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan to Pa Ranjith and Arya, just to name a few.