In addition to a three day exhibition of his works, the two brothers have even got two coffee table books on his art ready for the occasion. While Karthi inaugurates the exhibition in the presence of leading artists, Suriya will be present on the closing day
"I wish this generation's Chevalier Sivaji and my good friend Kamal Haasan for receiving the prestigious award," Rajinikanth wrote in Tamil on his Twitter page
"Chevalier Award humbles me. I dedicate it to my admirers. I bow before my more deserving forerunners Mr Satyajit Ray and Mr Sivaji Ganesan who made the common man realize the value of the Chevalier Award".
Sundaram earned the sobriquet 'Vietnam Veedu' after he wrote the script for the film Vietnam Veedu starring thespian actor Sivaji Ganesan and Padmini besides Nagesh in the 1970s