AWARDS & ACHIEVMENTS

  • Sila Samayangalil officially screened for Hollywood Foreign press association (HFPA ) - 2016

    Sila Samayangalil, Tamil film directed by Priyadarshan was officially screened for Hollywood Foreign press association (HFPA ), 74th Golden Globes at Los Angeles.

  • Padma Shri - 2012

    The government of India honoured him by giving the Padma Shri in 2012 for his contribution towards the arts.

  • National Award - 2007

    Producer Best Film – Kanchivaram

  • National Award - 2007

    Director Best Film – Kanchivaram

  • Special Honour Jury Award - 2008

    Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema

  • V. Shantaram Award - 2009

    Best Director of Indian films

  • Hindustan University’s Life Achievement Award - 2003

  • Filmfare Award - 2009

    Best Director Tamil , Kanchivaram

  • P.A. Bakhar Foundation Award - 2013

    Director of the year

  • Indian Manorama - 2009

    Best film award by Government of Pondicherry for Kanchivaram

  • Asianet Awards - 2013

    Contribution to Indian Cinema Award (Life achievement)

  • Jay Cey Foundation Award - 2012

    Best Director of the year

  • Jai Hind Film Awards - 2011

    Best Director of the year

  • Amrita Film Award - 2010

    Best Tamil Film of the year, Kanchivaram

  • Jaihind Rajat Mudra Award - 2010

  • Filmfare Critic Award - 1997

    Best film of the year , Virasat

  • Life Achievement Award - 1997

    By the Karnataka Government and Film Industry

  • Screen Videocon Awards - 1996

    For best Malayalam Director for Kalapani

  • Kerala State Film Award - 1995

    For Second Best Film , Kala Pani

  • Kerala State Film Award - 1994

    Best Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value – Thenmavin Kombath

  • Film Critics Award - 1994

    Best Director for Thenmavin Kombathu

  • Cinema Express Award - 1992

    Best Director

  • Film Fans Award - 1991

    Best Director of the year,Kilukkam

  • Zenith Asia Honor

    From Asian Film Festival Pune