State Film Awards 2016 announced and Vinayakan bagged the best actor award!
After so much anticipation, the Kerala State Film Awards 2016 has been announced by Honorable Minister Sri AK Balan. Vinayakan has been selected as the best actor for his performance in the Rajeev Ravi directorial movie named Kammattipadam. Mohanlal was there in the last round for his performance in the movie named Oppam, as a blind man. The best actress award has been won by Rajisha Vijayan for her performance in the movie named Anuraga Karikkin Vellam directed by Khalid Rahman. It was her debut movie as well.
The best film award went to Manhole directed by Vidhu Vincent and best-supporting actor award went to Manikandan Achari for his performance in the movie named Kammattipadam. Best director award also went to Vidhu Vincent for Manhole which won the best film award.
Popular Odisha director and cameraman AK Bir was the chairman of the jury which consisted of members named Priyanandanan, Sundar Das, Sudevan, PF Mathews, Shanti Krishna, VT Murali, Arun Nambiar, Dr .Meena Pillai, Mahesh Panchu etc.
Maheshinte Prathikaram, directed by Dileesh Pothen, won the award for the popular movie. KS Chithra is the best female singer and male singer is Sooraj. M Jayachandran won the best music director award for Kamboji.
Have a look at the complete Winner List
Best Movie: ‘Manhole’ by Vidhu Vincent
Best Director : Vidhu Vincent for ‘Manhole.’
Best Actor : Vinayakan for ‘Kammatipaadam.’
Best Actress : Rajisha Vijayan for ‘Anuraga Karikkin Vellam.’
Best Original Screenplay : Shyam Pushkaran for ‘Maheshinte Prathikaram.’
Best Background Score : Vishnu Vijay for ‘Guppy.’
Best Cinematography : MJ Radhakrishnan for ‘Kadu Pookuna Neram.’
Best Popular Movie : ‘Maheshinte Prathikaaram’ by Dileesh Pothan.
Best Second Movie : ‘Ottayaal Paatha’ by Santhosh Babusenan and Satish Babusenan.
Best Character Actor : Manikandan Achari for ‘Kammatipaadam.’
Best Character Actress : Kanchana PK for for ‘Olapeepi.’
Best Child Artiste Male : Chethan Jayalal for ‘Guppy’
Best Child Artiste Female : Abeni Aadhi for ‘KPAC’
Best Story: Salim Kumar
Best Music Composer : M Jayachandran for ‘Kamboji.’
Best Singer (Male) – Suraj (Guppy)
Best Singer (Female) – KS Chitra (Nadavathil Thuranilla Kamboji)
Best lyricist : ONV Kurup for ‘Kamboji.’
Best Sound Engineer : Jayadevan Chakkadeth for ‘Kaadu Pookunna Neram.’
Best Sound Mixing : Pramod Thomas for ‘Kaadu Pookunna Neram.’
Best Sound Designer : Jayadevan Chakkadeth for ‘Kaadu Pookunna Neram.’
Best Colourist : ‘Kaadu Pookunna Neram.’
Best Makeup Man : NG Roshan
Best Costume Designer : Stephy Xavier for ‘Guppy.’
Best Dubbing Artiste (female) – M Thankmani for ‘Olapeepi’
Best Choreographer Vineeth for ‘Kamboji.’
Best Debutant Director – Shanavas K Bavakutty for ‘Kismath.’
Best Children’s Movie : ‘Kolumittayi.’
Special Jury Awards:
Cinematography : Gireesh Gangadharan (Guppy)
K Kaladharan : ‘Otta Aal Patha’
Surabhi Lakshmi : ‘Minnaminungu’