48th Kerala State Awards

The 48th Kerala State Film Awards, presented by the Kerala State Chalachithra Academy  were announced by A. K Balan,Hon: Minister for Cultural Affairs in Thiruvananthapuram on 8 March 2018 .

Indians has bagged the Best Actor  Male Award for his impressive performance in the film Aalorukkam .In the film he played the role of a father in search of his lost son. Actor Parvathy was selected for the Best Actor  Female Award  for her performance in Take Off. The film was an adaptation of a real-life incident pertaining to Kerala nurses stranded at Titrit in the event of an Islamic State invasion. Lijo Jose Pellissery  won the award for the Best Director for his film  Ee Ma Yau.

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The List Of Award Winners : 

  • Best Film                                    :      Ottamuri Velicham
  • Best Second Film                      :      Eden
  • Best Popular Film                     :       Rakshadhikari Baiju
  • Best Actor                                   :       Indrans
  • Best Actor                                   :       Parvathy
  • Best Character Actor                :       Alencier Ley (Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum)
  • Best Character Actress             :      Pauly Valsan ( Ee Ma Yau)
  • Best Child Actors                       :      Master Abhinad (Swanam), Nakshatra (Rakshadhikari Baiju)
  • Best Director                               :      Lijo Jose Pellissery ( Ee Ma Yau)
  • Best Debut Director                   :      Mahesh Narayanan (Take Off)
  • Best Cinematographer              :      Manesh Madhavan
  • Best Script                                   :      Sajeev Pazhoor(Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum)
  • Best AdoptedScreenplay           :      Eden ( S Harish, Sanju Surendran)
  • Best Composer                            :      M K Arjunan (Bhayanakam)
  • Best Singer (male)                      :      Shahabaz Aman (Mayanadhi)
  • Best Singer (female)                   :      Sithara Krishnakumar (Vanamakalunnuvo, Vimanam)
  • Best Lyrics                                    :      Prabha Varma (Clint)
  • Best Background Score              :      Gopi Sunder (Take Off)