Indrans was declared best actor for his memorable performance in the movie 'Aalorukkam', that told the story of an 'Ottanthullal' (poetic dance form of Kerala) artist.
Parvathy was chosen as the best actress for her stellar performance in 'Take Off', a film based on the ordeal of Indian nurses in Tikrit in Iraq at the time of conflict in 2014.
The awards were announced by Minister for Culture and Law A K Balan at a press conference here today.
Alancier (Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum) and Pauly Valsan (Ee Ma Yau, Ottamuri Velicham) won the awards for the best character roles.
Sajeev Pazhoor, a journalist won the award for the best script for the film 'Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum'.
This was a pointer to the fact that cinema was safe in the hands of new generation, Vijayan said in a face book post.
Chennithala said that he has a long time friendship with Indrans.
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