Communist Party of India leader Nallakannu has expressed his heartfelt appreciation to actor Suriya and director Gnanavel for having made the critically acclaimed superhit film ‘Jai Bhim’.*

The veteran political leader, who had watched the film on television  had expressed  a desire to watch the film on the big screen.
Acceding to his request, the filmmakers arranged a special screening  for the leader  at NFDC on Thursday.
After watching the film along with actor Suriya, his dad Sivakumar and director Gnanavel, sources say that the leader was visibly moved and  expressed  his heartfelt appreciation  to both the director and the actor.
“The leader, who was silent for a long time,   gently patted Suriya’s cheek and expressed his heartfelt  appreciation,” says 2D Entertainment  CEO  Rajsekar Karpoorasundarapandian.
The appreciation  from the veteran  leader has added to the delight of the Jai Bhim unit.