Taking to social media, Nandita Das stated, “Technically my only ‘hit’ film!! ‘Azhagi’ turns 20 today! Thank you Thangar Bachan, Parthiban, Devayani, Sayaji Shinde and everyone in the team who made the experience so memorable for me. And the film, for the audiences. Special thanks to Ilayaraja for unforgettable songs. Reliving the memories through these photos. Happy Pongal!!”
The movie, which gained the National Award for Best Picture, was directed by (*20*) Bachan and featured Parthiban and Devayani within the lead together with Nandita Das.
Only not too long ago, director (*20*) Bachan had penned an emotional submit by which he had disclosed that the guts-shifting story of the prime characters within the movie, Shanmugan and Dhanalakshmi, had first appeared as a brief story referred to as ‘Kalvettu’. He stated that the story was so touching that after 15 years, he made it into a movie.