Kerala Film Awards declared: Jayasurya is best actor, Anna Ben best actress

The award for best film went to The Great Indian Kitchen


This year’s Kerala State Film Awards was announced on Saturday. Jayasurya (Vellam)bagged the Best Actor award, while Anna Ben (Kappela) was declared Best Actress. The award for best film went to The Great Indian Kitchen.

Noted actress and director Suhasini Maniratnam is the chairperson of the jury. Meanwhile, famous Kannada director P Sheshadri and film maker Bhadran had headed the initial juries. Eighty movies that releasesd last year were in the fray for the awards.

Complete list of winners:

Best Actor: Jayasurya

Best Actress: Anna Ben

Best Film: The Great Indian Kitchen

Best Screenplay (original) : The Great Indian Kitchen

Best Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value : Ayyappanum Koshiyum

Best Music Director: M Jayachndran

Best Lyricist: Anwar Ali

Best Singer (Male) : Shahbaaz Aman

Best Singer (Female) : Nithya Mammen

Best Director: Sidharth Siva

Best Debut Director : Muhammad Musthafa (Kappela)

Best Character Actress : Sreerekha (Veyil)

Best Child Artist (Female) : Aravya Sharma (Pyali)