Critics award: Gaddama adjudged best film
Posted on: 26 Feb 2011
Thiruvananthapuram : `Gaddama,' directed by Kamal was selected as the best Malayalam film in the year 2010 by the State Film Critics Association.
Kamal was adjudged the best director, while Kavya Madhavan got the award for best actress in the same film.
Mammootty was chosen the best actor for his performance in `Pranchiyettan and the Saint.'
`Makaramanju' directed by Lenin Rajendran was selected as the second best film.
Biju Menon and Samvritha Sunil were adjudged the second best actors for their roles in various films. Ranjith got the
award for best script for `Pranchiyettan and the Saint' which he himself directed.`Janakan' and `Shikar' shared the award
for best popular film.
Veteran director K S Sethumadhavan was selected for `Chalachithra Rathnam' award, while Jagannatha Varma,
Santhakumari and Bichu Thirumala were chosen for `Chalachithra Prathibha' honours of the Association.
Other awardees are: Vinod Mankara (best debut director (Karayilekku Oru Kadal Dooram), Mohan Raghavan (Story-T D
Dasan Std VI B), Kaithapram (lyrics-Holidays, Neelambari), M Jayachandran (music direction-Karayilekku Oru Kadal Dooram),
Sankar Mahadevan, Shreya Ghoshal (Holidays, Agathan), Madhu Ambat (Gramam), Gokul Das (Art Direction) and Salim Kumar (Special Jury award).
The awards, sponsored by the Atlas Group, were announced by Group chairman M M Ramachandran and Thekkinkad Joseph,
president, Film Critics Association. PTI