Thiruvananthapuram : Fahad Fazil and Lal bagged the Kerala Film Best Actors Award. Best Actor Award was shared by Fahad for his perforamce in North 24 Kaatham and Lal for his role is Ayaal and Zakariyayude Garbinikal. Ann Augustine won the Best Actress Award for her performance in ‘Artist’
KK Crime Number 89 has been selected as the Best film. North 24 Kaatham has been selected as the second best film. Suraj Venjaramoodu was given the best comedian award for his performance in Pullipuliyum Aatinkuttiyum and Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus.
Director Shyamaprasad of Artist has bagged the Best Director Award . ‘Drishyam ‘ Directed by Jithu Joseph has been selected as the Best film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value. The best debutant director : K R Manoj ( Kanyaka Talkies) . Best Child Actor : Sanoop Santhosh (Philips and The Monkey Pen), Best Child Actress Baby Anika ( 5 Sundarikal), Philips and the Monkey Pen has been selected as the Best Childrens Film. The directors of the film Rojin Thomas and Shanil Muhammed has got special awards.
Best supporting actress : Lena ( Left Right Left), Best supporting actor : Ashok Kumar ( Crime Number 89), Best Play Back singer : Karthick (‘Janmandharangalil… Film Orissa’) Best Singer (Female) – Vaikom Vijayalakshmi (‘Ottakku paadunna poonkuyule.. Film Nadan.’), Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan said that Out of the total 36 awards the artists belong to the new generation has bagged awards in 25 categories.