Actor Sivakarthikeyan was recently conferred with the Kalaimamani award by the Tamil Nadu State Government and the awarding ceremony took place yesterday (February 20) at Chennai. After returning home from the award ceremony, Sivakarthikeyan dedicated his Kalaimamani award to his mother who played an integral part in bringing him up. Sivakarthikeyan shared a few pictures of him getting blessings from his mother and the photos have gone viral on social media. Sharing the pictures, SK wrote on his official social media page, "சாமானியனையும் சாதனையாளனாய் மாற்றும் தமிழக மக்களுக்கும்,இந்த விருதளித்து ஊக்கப்படுத்திய தமிழக அரசிற்கும் மிக்க நன்றி 🙏 தந்தையை இழந்து நிற்கதியாய் நின்ற எங்களை இழுத்து பிடித்து கரைசேர்த்த என் தாய்க்கு இந்த கலைமாமணி சமர்ப்பணம்🙏 ".

This heartwarming post has received the love of the Tamil people and it has been garnering wide attention. Gautham Vasudev Menon, Aishwarya Rajesh, D Imman, Yogi Babu, editor Anthony, Devadarshini Chethan, are some of the other notable names from the industry who received the Kalaimamani award.

Talking about SK's projects, his next release will be Doctor which is scheduled to hit the screens on March 26. The film is directed by Nelson Dilipkumar of Kolamaavu Kokila fame and has music scored by Anirudh Ravichander. The film is currently in the post-production stages and the fans are eagerly looking forward to it's release. The other film which is in the post-production stages is Ayalaan, the ambitious sci-fi thriller from Sivakarthikeyan and team. Ayalaan is helmed by R Ravikumar of Indru Netru Naalai fame and has music scored by the legendary AR Rahman. Recently, a single song titled 'Vera Level Sago' was released on SK's birthday and the song has opened to an outstanding response.

SK is currently shooting for his next film, Don, which is directed by debutant Cibi Chakaravarthi, a former associate of Atlee. Don is said to be a youthful comedy entertainer that is set in a college and for the very first time, we will be seeing SK as a college student. Produced by Subaskaran's Lyca Productions, in association with Sivakarthikeyan Productions, Don features Priyanka Mohan as the female lead. SJ Surya, Samuthirakani, Soori, Balasaravanan, Munishkanth Ramadoss, Cook with Comali fame Sivaangi are also a part of the film's star cast. The film has music by Anirudh and cinematography by KM Bhaskaran. The makers have planned to complete this film in quick time. For now, check out SK's latest trending social media post here: