Kerala Film State Awards: Parvathy, Lijo Jose win top honours

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 08, 2018, 11:23 AM(IST)

Fahad Faasil and Parvathy in a poster of Take Off. Photograph:( Others )

Parvathy, who made headlines last year for calling out misogyny in Malayalam headlines, has been conferred with the Best Actress award at the Kerala Film State Awards. The official announcements were made on Thursday afternoon at a press conference in Thiruvananthapuram. 

Minister A K Balan addressed the media gathering and announced the winners. Malayalam actors Indrans won the best actor award for Aalorukkam and Parvathy, the best actress award for her film Take Off. 

Take Off, based on the ordeal of Indian nurses in the city of Tikrit, Iraq, in 2014 also won best Background score. Best film award went to Ottamuri Velicham and Aedan. Lijo Jose Pallisery won Best Director award for E Ma You. 

Here is the complete list of winners: 

1) Best Film: Ottamuri Velicham  
2) 2nd Best Film: Aedan  
3) Best Actor: Indrans for Aalorukkam
4) Best Actress: Parvathy for Take Off
5) Best Director: Lijo Jose Pallisery for E Ma You
6) Best Character Actor: Alencier for Thondimuthalum Drikshakshikalum
7) Best Character Actor: Pauly Valsan for E Ma You and Ottamuri Velicham 
8) Best Musician: AK Arjunan for Bhayaanakam 
9) Best Lyricist: Prabha Varma for Olathin from Clint 
10) Best Background Score: Gopi Sunder for Take Off 
11) Best Singer (Male): Shahbaz Aman for Mizhiyil Ninnum from Mayanadhi

12) Best singer (Female): Sithara Krishnakumar for Vimanam 
13) Best debut director: Mahesh Narayanan for Take off 
14) Best Child Actor: Abhinad 
15) Best Child Actor: Nakshthra for Rakshadhikari Baiju
16) Best Cameraman: Manesh Madhavan for Eden
17) Best Story Writer: MA Nishad for Kinar
18) Best scriptwriter: Sajeev Pazhoor for Thondimuthalum Drikshakshikalum
19) Best Editor: Appu Bhattathiri for Ottamuri Velicham and Veeram
20) Best Art Director: Saanthosh Raman for Take Off
21) Best Sound Editing: Pramod Thomas for Aedan 

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