Malayalam cinema wins big at the National awards
At the recently announced 68th National Film Awards, Malayalam cinema had a great run bagging quite a few awards. Late filmmaker Sachinanandan KR, popularly known as Sachy, was awarded as the Best Director for his film ‘Ayyappanum Koshiyum’. The film also won awards in other categories like Best Supporting Actor (Biju Menon), Best Female Playback Singer (Nanjiyamma) and Best Action Choreography (Mafia Sasi, Supreme Sundar and Rajashekhar).
Anees Nadodi won the award for Best Production Design for his meticulous work in ‘Kappela’. Vishnu Govind and Sree Sankar were awared in the category Re-recording of the final mixed track. They won the award for the film, ‘Malik’.
Senna Hegde’s comedy-drama ‘Thinkalazhcha nishchayam’ was named as the Best Malayalam Film of the year. In the non-feature category, Nikhil S Praveen won the Best Cinematography award for ‘Shabdikunna Kalappa’. This is his second national award.