Pooja Devariya, the actress well known for her films like Mayakkam Enna, Iraivi etc is a well known theater artist.
She has now been awarded the 'Emerging Artists Award' at the Short and Sweet Theatre Festival’s Hollywood edition in Los Angeles, the largest short theatre festival in the world.
The excited actress has posted on facebook "Ah, so this happened :) Mathivanan and I won the 'Emerging Artists' Award at The Short Sweet Theatre Festival in Hollywood"
"Short Sweet is the World's biggest small play festival. This year the festival premiered at Hollywood hosting artists from various countries. Sharing stage with actors from all over the world (even Emmy Award Winners) was such a pleasure. Congratulations everyone!"
"The journey with our production of My Name is Cine-maa is a long and still ongoing one. I can't thank Mathi enough for having written this piece for us and having the vision to travel with it. Missed my co-actors Venky and Ajay on stage though."
"Our Biggest Thank you and love goes out to Prakriti Foundation, Mark Cleary and Kaz Matamura (sic.)."