By 8 pm the function entered the award giving phase to the VIPs. One by one VIPs were asked to present in dais. Special Book “Ponmanachemmalin Vetri Vizha Malar” was released by K.P.Ramakrishnan and the first copy was received by Director V.C.Guganathan.
After releasing the Book the VIPs were felicitated by K.P.Ramakrishnan and B.S.Raju.
MGR’s personal Body Guard and the Chief Guest of the function K.P.Ramakrishnan gave Makkal Thilagam MGR Awards to Director V.C.Guganathan, and both of them awarded Jayanthi Kannappan of ALS productions, Actress Kusalakumari, Mrs.Ramani V.K.Ramasamy, CID Sakunthala and Susila.
Director V.C.Guganathan and Actress CID Sakunthala gave a heart touching speech which elevated the mood of MGR Devotees and Fans.
There are two things in this World which is not boring to me are one looking at God and second looking at MGR. Look at him (pointing to MGR’s Image) what do you say, do you feel bored looking at him. NO such is the face of MGR – said by Director V.C.Guganathan.
Actress Sakunthala said about her involvement with MGR movies right from his Magnum Opus Nadodi Mannan which was released in 1958. She appeared as one of the Dancer along with Sarojadevi. She acted with MGR (she termed MGR as Aan Azhagan) in Ithayaveenai and Oli Vilaku in prominent role.
Jayanthi Kannappan of ALS Productions narrated some of the unheard news of MGR when he acted in their company produced movies Chakravarthi Thirumagal and Thirudathae.
At the end of the function Actress Rajni who has acted with MGR in Navarathinam for the English song “Golden Hues” was felicitated.
Videos will be posted as soon I get the copy.