Thiruvananthapuram : The Kerala State Film Awards has new face. With Indrans Winning the best actor award and Parvthy the best actress , Kerala State Film Awards were announced today by Minister AK Balan.Indran won the award for the movie Alorukkam and Parvathy for the movie Take Off. The award consist cash award of Rs 1 lakh, citation and statue. The best director award was for Lijo Jose Pellissery for the movie ‘Ee Ma Yau while The best movie award was won by ‘Ottamuri Velicham’ directed by Rahul Riji Nair.
Rakshadhikaari baiju won the award for the best popular movie category.
There were 110 movies under consideration before the jury with TV Chandran as Chairperson. Among this, 58 movies were directed by new faces. Also there were just one movie that of a female director. In 37awards, there is 28 won by the new faces, A.K Balan ,Minister of Cultural Affairs said.
Best Movie – ‘Ottamuri velicham’ ( Director Rahul G.Nair, Producer Rahul R. Nair)
Best Second Movie: Aedan ( Director sanju surendran, Producer Murali Maattummel)
Best Child Artist (Male)- Master Abhinand- Swanam
Best Child Artist (Female)- Nakshathra – Rakshadhikari baiju oppu
Best Popular – Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu-Director Ranjan Pramod, Produced – Alaxander Mathew, Mathew Kolam.