The 48th Kerala State Film Awards were announced on Thursday. About 20 films were shortlisted from 110 contenders for several awards in opposite categories. It was a parsimonious competition between newcomers and a seasoned artistes of a Malayalam film industry. Actor Parvathy was comparison for a best actor womanlike endowment for her opening in Take Off. No warn there. The film desirous by a real-life incident also helped editor Mahesh Narayan bag a best entrance executive award. Make-up artist Ranjith Ambady also won an endowment for his work in a film.
Actor Indrans, who is mostly famous for his comic roles, kick Fahad Fazil (Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum) to squeeze a best actor masculine endowment for his noted opening in Aalorukkam.
Director Lijo Jose Pellissery won a best executive endowment for Ee Ma Yau, a satirical play starring Vinayakan, Chemban Vinod Jose and Dileesh Pothan. Ottamuri Velicham, helmed by renouned eccentric filmmaker Rahul Riji Nair, was comparison as a best film.
Director Ranjan Pramod’s comedy-drama Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu, starring Biju Menon, took home a renouned cinema award. Director Shyamaprasad’s Hey Jude, that had Nivin Pauly in a lead role, also managed to make a symbol by bagging awards in mixed categories.
The preference for a Kerala State Film Awards took place in a rarely rhythmical demeanour as a organisers had taken several measures to forestall any lapses.
The jury was divided into dual groups, who shortlisted a best entries from 110 entries. The dual groups of juries together saw a shortlisted cinema again and comparison a winner.
Dileesh Pothan’s Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum, Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s argumentative film S Durga, Parava, Udaharanam Sujata, Bhayanakam, Telescope, Pasu, Pathirakalam were among a films that done it to a final turn of a selection.
Minister AK Balan, who announced a winners of a prestigious state awards, pronounced that a distance of a jury would be doubled subsequent year for creation a preference routine some-more efficient. He also announced that a approval for best special effects would also be enclosed in a state awards from subsequent year.
It is a really poignant preference given that a Malayalam film attention has a slew of large bill films that are being done with a assistance of a best technical organisation accessible in a special effects trade.
Here is a full list of winners:
Best Actor (Male) – Indrans (Aalorukkam)
Best Actor (Female) – Parvathy (Take Off)
Best Director – Lijo Jose Pellissery (Ee Ma Yau)
Best Film – Ottamuri Velicham
Second Best Film – Aedan
Popular Fim – Rakshadhikari Baiju
Best Debutant Director – Mahesh Narayanan (Take Off)
Best Children’s Film – Swanam
Special Jury Award – Vineetha Koshy (Ottamuri Velicham)
Best Supporting Actor – Alancier Le Lopez (Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum)
Best Supporting Actress – Pouly Valsan (Ea.Ma.Yau, Ottamuri Velicham)
Best Music Director – MK Arjunan (Bhayanakam)
Best Background Musci Director – Gopi Sunder (Take Off)
Best Sound Mixing – Pramod Thomas (Aeden)
Best Sound Design – Ranganath Ravi (Ea Ma Yau)
Best Lab/Colourist – Chitranjali Studio (Bhayanakam)
Best Make-up male – Ranjith Ambady (Take off)
Best Script Writer – Sajeev Pazoor (Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum)
Best Script (Adaptation) – S Hareesh, Sanju Surendran (Aedan)
Best Playback Singer (Female) – Sithara Krishnakumar (Vimanam)
Best Playback Singer (Male) – Shahabaz Aman (Mayaanadhi)
Best Editor – Appu Bhattathiri (Ottamurivelicham, Veeram)
Best Art Director – Santhosh Santhosh Raman (Take Off)
Best Sync Sound – Smijith Kumar PB (Rakshadhikari Baiju)
Best Costume Designer – Sakhi Elsa (Hey Jude)
Best Dubbing artist (Female ) – Sneha M (Eeda)
Best Choreographer – Prasanna Sujith (Hey Jude)
Best Child Artist (Male) – Master Abhinandh (Swanam)
Best Child Artist (Female) – Nakshatra (Rakshadhikari Baiju)
Best Story – M A Nishad (Kinar)
Best Cameraman – Manesh Madhavan (Aedan)
Best Lyricist – Prabha Varma (Clint)