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Indrans, Parvathy adjudged as best actors

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

Indrans and today bagged the best awards in the male and female categories of the 48th State Film Awards-2017.

Indrans was declared best for his memorable performance in the movie 'Aalorukkam', that told the story of an 'Ottanthullal' (poetic dance form of Kerala)

was chosen as the best for her stellar performance in 'Take Off', a film based on the ordeal of Indian nurses in Tikrit in at the time of conflict in 2014.

The awards were announced by for Culture and Law A K Balan at a press conference here today.

The best movie award was won by 'Ottamuri Velicham' directed by while the best was given to Lijo for the film 'Ee Ma Yau'.

Alancier (Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum) and Pauly Valsan (Ee Ma Yau, Ottamuri Velicham) won the awards for the best character roles.

Sajeev Pazhoor, a won the award for the best script for the film 'Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum'.

Shahabaz Aman won the best (male) and Sithara Krishnakumar bagged honour as the best (female).

Award for best went to Prabha Varma, who is also the press advisor to State Pinarayi Vijayan.

While the best will get Rs two lakh, citation and a plaque each, the actor and will get Rs one lakh, citation and plaque each.

congratulated the award winners and said it was noted that most of the award winners were from the new comers.

This was a pointer to the fact that cinema was safe in the hands of new generation, Vijayan said in a face book post.

in the state assembly also greeted Indrans by visiting the actor at his house here.

Chennithala said that he has a long time friendship with Indrans.

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 19:30 IST