A talent, who came out of nowhere, Sivakarthikeyan has gone on to establish himself as one of the most popular stars in the Tamil film industry now. With starring roles in 3 upcoming films namely SK 13 alongside Nayanthara, SK 14 opposite Rakul Preet Singh and SK 15 under Irumbu Thirai fame PS Mithran’s direction, the actor tasted massive success as a producer with his Kanaa under his Sivakarthikeyan Productions banner.

With Kanaa going on receive praise from fans and critics, Sivakarthikeyan was awarded the Best Debutant Producer - People's Choice at the BOFTA Galatta Debut Awards 2018 by National Award-winning actor Vikram.

In his speech, Sivakarthikeyan stated, "Hello to everybody gathered here today. First up, I want to thank the audience for their response. It is a great feeling to receive an award from an actor of Vikram’s stature. Thank you, Vikram sir."

He then spoke about Kanaa saying, “Kanaa is a special film and I want to thank everyone for making it a big hit. I was busy with acting and wasn't able to concentrate much. Thanks to Kalai who took care of the entire production of the film. Director Arunraja Kamaraj, thanks da. I gave you only money to make the film. On the other hand, you repaid not only the money back, but also fetched me an award. I want you to grow big, make films with people like Vikram sir”.