Deiva Thirumagal, directed by A L Vijay and produced by UTV Motion Pictures and Sree Rajakaliamman Media, walked away with two awards: the Grand Prix [ Images ] Award for Best Film and ABC Award for Best Entertainer at the Osaka Asian Film Festival held in Japan [ Images ] from March 9March 18,
The film inspired by the Hollywood film I am Sam has Vikram, Anushka Shetty, Amala Paul, Santhanam, Nasser and M S Bhaskar in the lead roles.
G Dhananjayan, chief, South Business, UTV Motion Pictures said, "We are really proud that Deiva Thirumagal has been conferred with two prestigious awards. A film that witnessed both critical acclaim and commercial success, has now managed to win hearts at the film festival as well. These wins reiterate the fact that our films, across languages, have managed to entertain audiences worldwide."
UTV is currently working with the successful combination of Vikram and Vijay in Thaandavam, expected to be released in August 2012.