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Winners of Kerala State Film Awards 2017 announced! Indrans, Parvathy and Angamaly ​D​iaries ​director ​​Lijo Jose Pellissery​​ win top honour

Sree Prasad Nair | Updated on: 8 March 2018, 15:55 IST
Pic: Indrans in Aalorukkam, Parvathy In Take Off, Lijo Jose Pellissery

The winners of the prestigious Kerala State Film awards 2017 have been declared by AK Balan, the Minister for cultural affairs on Thursday. The awards were announced in a press meet held in state capital, Thiruvananthapuram.

Veteran actor Indrans bagged the best actor award for his brilliant portrayal of a distraught father searching for his missing son in the film Aalorukkam. As expected, Parvathy won the best actress award for her terrific portrayal of an Indian nurse held hostage in Iraq in the super hit film Take Off.

Lijo Jose Pellissery of Angamaly Diaries fame won the best director recognition for Ee.Ma.Yau, a film invited for screenings at a number of prestigious international film festivals.

Here’s the complete list of winners:

Best Film – Ottamuri Velicham (Director-Rahul Nair)

Best Second Film – Eden (Director-Sanju Surendran)

Best Director – Lijo Jose Pellissery (Ee Maa Yau)

Best Actor Male – Indrans (Aalorukkam)

Best Actor Female – Parvathy (Take Off)

Best Scriptwriter – MA Nishad (Kinar)

Best Screenplay Adaptation – S Hareesh, Sanju Surendran (Eden)

Best Second Actor Male – Alencier Ley Lopez (Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum)

Best Second Actor Female – Pauly Valsan (Ee Maa Yau, Ottamuri Velicham)

Best Cinematographer – Manesh Madhavan (Eden)

Best Editor – Appu Bhattadhiri (Ottamuri Velicham, Veeram)

Best Child Artist – Nakshathra (Rakshadhikari Baiju), Master Abhinand (Swanam)

Best Original Screenplay – Sajeev Pazhoor (Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum)

Best Debut Director – Mahesh Narayanan (Take Off)

Popular Movie – Rakshadhikari Baiju
Best Music Director – AK Arjunan (Bhayanakam)

Best Art Director – Santhosh Raman (Take Off)

Best Background Score – Gopi Sunder (Take Off)

Best Lyricist – Prabha Varma (Oolathil Melathal, Clint)

Best Playback Singer Male – Shahabaz Aman (Mizhyil Ninnum, Mayaanadhi)

Best Playback Singer Female – Sithara Krishnakumar (Vimaanam)

Best Sound Sync – Smijith Kumar PB (Rakshadhikari Baiju)

Best Sound Mix – Pramod Thomas (Eden)

Best Sound Design – Renganaath Ravee
(Ee Maa Yau) Make Up – Ranjith Ambady (Take Off) Lab/Colourist – Chithranjali (Bhayanakam)

Best Costume Designer – Sakhi Elsa (Hey Jude)

First published: 8 March 2018, 15:11 IST
 
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