Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala State Film Awards 2020 has been announced here on Saturday. Jayasurya has won best actor award for his stunning performance in 'Vellam'. Anna Ben has bagged best actress award for 'Kappela'. A jury headed by senior actress Suhasini selected the award winners.'The Great Indian Kitchen' has been chosen as the best movie while 'Ayyapanum Koshiyum' selected as best popular movie.
The Kerala State Film Award jury of this year is headed by the veteran actress-filmmaker, Suhasini Maniratnam. This year, two sub-juries were appointed to watch the initial entries for the awards race. Interestingly, over 80 films that were registered in the year 2020 had entered the Kerala State Film Awards race, this year. Later, the films that were shortlisted from the initial list were recommended for the final jury.
- Best Actor: Jayasurya (Vellam)
- Best Actress: Anna Ben (Kappela)
- Best Movie: The Great Indian Kitchen
- Best Music Director: M Jayachandran
- Best Singer (Male): Shahbaaz Aman
- Best Singer (Female): Nithya Mammen
- Best Lyricist: Anwar Ali