Cinema Express Awards, IN (1995)

Cinema Express Award - Tamil Film Industry [Winner]

Best Film

Mani Ratnam

Filmfare Awards (1996)

Filmfare Award [Winner]

Best Film - Critics

Mani Ratnam

Filmfare Award [Winner]

Best Performer - Critics

Manisha Koirala

Filmfare Awards South (1996)

Filmfare Award - Tamil Film Industry [Winner]

Best Film

S. Sriram

Filmfare Award - Tamil Film Industry [Winner]

Best Director

Mani Ratnam

Filmfare Award - Tamil Film Industry [Winner]

Best Actress

Manisha Koirala

Filmfare Award - Tamil Film Industry [Winner]

Best Music Director

A.R. Rahman

Jerusalem Film Festival (2003)

In Spirit for Freedom Award [Winner]

Best Feature

Mani Ratnam

National Film Awards, India (1996)

Silver Lotus Award [Winner]

Best Feature Film on National Integration

Mani Ratnam
S. Sriram

Silver Lotus Award [Winner]

Best Editing

Suresh Urs

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, India (1995)

Creative Award [Winner]

Best Female Playback Singer

K.S. Chitra