Awards

HONOURS

Kalaimamani (1998)

Honorary doctorate - Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute (2007) 

AWARDS WON 

2005 - Tamil Nadu State Film Special Award - Best Actor for Thirupaachi

1997 - Tamil Nadu State Film Award - Best Actor for Kadhalukku Mariyadhai

Roja Duke's Best Actor Award for Kadhalukku Mariyadhai in 1998

M. G. R. Award in 2000

Dinakaran Best Actor Award for Ghilli in 2005

Madras Corporate Club Best Actor Award for Ghilli 2005

Film Today Best Actor Award for Ghilli in 2005

Amrita Mathrubhumi Award for Best Actor in Tamil for Pokkiri 2007

Isaiyaruvi Tamil Music Award - Best Hero for Pokkiri 2007

Vijay Award for Entertainer of the Year for Pokkiri 2007

Vijay Award for Favourite Hero for Vettaikaaran 2009

Isaiyaruvi Tamil Music Award - Favorite Actor 2009

Asianet TV Award for Favourite Tamil Hero 2010

Variety Award for Hero of the Year - Kaavalan/Velayudham (2011)

Super Star Rajni Award - Velayudham (2011) EDISON AWARDS

Best Actor - Velayudham (2011) 

Vikadan Awards 2012 Best Tamil Actor 2012

Cosmopolitan People’s Choice Award 2013 For BEST ACTOR for Thuppaki & Nanban 

Techofes Award for Best Actor - Thuppakki (2012) 

Favourite Hero Award - Thuppakki (2012) 

Entertainer of the Year Award - Nanban/Thuppakki (2012) 

Best of 2014