Pandiraj and 'Pasanga' truly deserves the award. Popular actress from Bollywood Juhi Chawla presented the award in a ceremony held at Hyderabad. Padiraj says, "This is an unforgettable day in my life. I got the award for best Children Film category. But the film is not only for Children. There is also some message for youth community!"
Pandiraj, the director of critically acclaimed 'Pasanga' has won the Best Director Award, popularly known as 'Golden Elephant Award' at the 16th International Children"s Film Festival held at Hyderabad for his maiden attempt. The film is produced by director Sasikumar (Subramanyapuram, Nadodigal fame) under the banner of Company productions.