Actor-director R Parthiepan has been honoured with ‘Distinguished Director’ award by Rocheston Accreditation Institute, an US-based organisation.
The citation presented to him said: “Parthiban, an intense actor, filmmaker, and a remarkable writer was conferred with the Distinguished Director honor by Rocheston Accreditation Institute, New York.”
“His portrayal as Bharathi in Bharathi Kannama will remain in the hearts of viewers for ages to come. Pudhea Paadhai, awarded with the ‘Dinstinguished Film’ Award showcased the metamorphosis of a man whose quirks went from being intolerable to understandable.”
“His tendency to daringly break conventional rules to create astonishing stories and deliver exhilarating performances will continue to inspire aspiring creators across the globe.”
Parthiepan is an actor, director, film producer and writer. He has worked in more 50 films and has directed nearly 10 films.
Parthiepan is known for having directed critically acclaimed films like Pudhiya Paadhai and Housefull and for his performances in films like Bharathi Kannamma, Vetri Kodi Kattu, Azhagi, Melvilasom and Aayirathil Oruvan.