Young director Sohanlal was felicitated with the Sohan Antony debutante director award for his maiden venture Orkkuka Vallappozhum. The award was initiated in memory of associate director late Sohan Antony.
Director Roshan Andrews presented the award, comprising a citation and Rs. 10,001 to Sohanlal in a function held at Vettila, Ernakulam. Central Minister KV Thomas, Dominick Presentation MLA, M Premachandran, Mankombu Gopalakrishnan and Seema G Nair were also present at the event. Last year, the Award was won by actor/director Madhupal for his directorial debut Thalappavu.