Thursday , April 18 2024

Thief returns two National Awards stolen from director's house


Recently, there was a theft at the house of Tamil film director M Manikandan, who made National Award winning films. The thieves also took away Rs 1 lakh in cash, gold jewelery and two national awards given to the director from his house. Sadly, the thieves later wrote a note to the director and returned both of his awards. He left the awards and notes in a polythene bag outside the director's house. This incident in Madurai, Tamil Nadu remains a topic of discussion. In this regard, a senior police officer said that there was theft in the director's house located in Usilampatti area on Monday night. On Tuesday, the thieves returned the stolen medals to his home in a carry bag along with a handwritten note. In this note he wrote, 'Sir, please forgive us, your hard work is yours alone.' However, the thieves did not return the Rs 1 lakh cash and gold jewelery stolen from Manikandan's house.

Police have registered the case and are investigating. Case. Manikandan lives in Chennai with his family. He has a pet dog in Usilampatti, which is looked after by his friends. When Manikandan's friend came home to feed the dog, he came to know about the theft. Manikandan's debut film 'Kaaka Muttai' won the National Film Award in 2015. Subsequently, in 2023, Manikandan's film won the National Award for Best Tamil Film. Manikandan started his career as an assistant cinematographer in Tamil films. This helped veteran filmmaker Wetrimer make his directorial debut.