Ashique Abu-directed “Salt & Pepper” won the best popular film award .
Kerala State Minister for Cinema K B Ganesh Kumar revealed the Kerala Film Awards on Thursday in the presence of Jury Chairman and well-known director K Bhagyaraj and other jury members.
Best Actor award went to popular star Dileep for his excellent performance in Vellaripravinte Changathi.
Blessy well-known filmmaker wins the best Director of 2011 Kerala state award for the Malayalam movie ‘Pranayam’ .
Renjith “Indian Rupee” director won the best feature film honour.
P Balachandran director wins the second best feature film “Ivan Megharupan” which deals with the agony and ecstasy of a poet.
Fahad Fazil wins second best actor for the face of new wave movies, and theatre artist Nilambur Ayisha won the second best actress awards respectively.
Veteran actor Jagathy Sreekumar won the best comedian for his performance in “Swapna Sanchari”. Actor Jagathy Sreekumar has been in hospital for last several months after a road accident.
New generation singer Sudeep Kumar won the best male singer award for the songs in the movie Rathinirvedam .
Shreya Ghoshal won the best female singer title for her songs in the film “Rathinirvedam” and “Veeraputran”, which were chartbusters last year.
Yesteryear lyricist and director Sreekumaran Thampi won the award for the best lyricist while well-known composer P Sharath wins the title of best music director.
Dr Biju bagged special jury mention for direction for the movie “Akashathinte Niram”.
Sherry, director of the controversial movie Adimadhyantham won best newcomer director title.