PV Gangadharan has been selected for the life-time achievement award. ‘Pazhassiraja’ produced by Gokulam Gopalan and directed by Hariharan has won the award for the best film while Ranjith has been selected as the best director for his film ‘Pallerimanikyam.’
Mammootty has been selected as the millennium actor for his performances in various movies. Mohanlal has won the best actor award for his performances in the films ‘Bhramaram’ and ‘Ividam Swargamanu’ while Kavya Madhavan has won the best actress award for her role in the film ‘Banaras’.
Prithviraj has been selected for the Youth Icon of the year. Lakshmi Rai has been selected as the popular actress. Sreenivasan has won the best character actor award for his roles in ‘Passenger’ and ‘Makante Achan’ while Swetha Menon has won the award for the actress in this category for the film ‘Pallerimanikyam’.
The performance of Lalu Alex in ‘Ividam Swargamanu’ won him the best villain award while Jagadeesh has been selected as the best comedian for his performance in ‘2 Harihar Nagar’. Ranjith Shankar who had scripted for the film ‘Passenger’ have won the award for best script-writer and Vayalar Sarath has bagged the award for the best lyricist for the film ‘Neelathamara’.
Deepak Dev has won the best music director award for the film ‘Puthiyamugham’. Shankar Mahadevan has been selected as the best male singer in the film ‘Puthiyamugham’ while KS Chithra has won the best female singer award for the film ‘Pazhassiraja’. Niveditha has won the best child artist award for his roles in ‘Bhramaram’ and ‘Kanakkuyil’.
The award for the best cinematographer goes to Ajayan Vincent ‘Bhramaram’. Vijay Shankar who edited the film ‘Bhramaram’ has bagged the best editor award. Jayasurya and Bhama were selected as the best star pair for their performance in ‘Ivar Vivahitharayal’. Actor Nishan (Ritu) and actress Archana Kavi (Neelathamara) have won the awards for debut artistes.
Oscar award winner Rasool Pukutty won the special Award in recognition of his overall contribution to the Indian Film industry. Manoj K Jayan, Sarath Kumar and Kaniha won the special jury award for their performance in ‘Pazhassiraja’.