Asianet announced the winners of Ujala Asianet 2011 film awards in 28 categories. Ujala Asianet is one of the popular and prestigious award given to the artistes in Malayalam cinema. The winners will receive cash price and a memento designed by artist Namboothiri.
Ujala Asianet Award nite is planned as a memorable event with colourfull performance and participation of leading heros and heroines from the Indian film industry. Celebrities from Hindi, Malayalam and Tamil film industries will not only participate but also perform in the stage in variety of programmes like dance, music and comedy skits.
The Award winner’s are:-
Superstar Mohanlal won the Golden Star Award and Vijay is the popular Tamil actor.
Mammootty’s performance in Pranchiyettan and The Saint and Kuttisrank won him the best actor award. Nayanthara is selected as the best actress for her role as the love interest of Dileep in Body Guard. Director and producer Ranjith’s Pranchiyettan & The Saint is the best film and Lal fetched the best director award for the film In Ghost House Inn.
Dileep is the winner of popular Actor award for his performance in Body Guard, Karyasthan and Pappi Appacha. Mamta Mohandas received the popular actress award for her memorable roles in Katha Thudarunnu and Anwar.
Sreenivasan won the special Jury Award for the film Aatmakadha. Jayasurya walked away with the youth icon of the year award. Major Ravi’s Kandahar bagged the special award for National integration. Kunjacko Boban and Archana Kavi are the winner’s of the best star pair award for the film Mummy & Me.
Ann Augustine, who won the hearts of audience for her role in Elsamma Enna Aankutty is the best newface award winner. Best female child artiste is Baby Anikha (Katha Thudarunnu) and the male child artiste winner is Master Alexander (TD Dasan, Std VIB).
Arun Kumar won the Editing award for Cocktail and Venu won the best camera award for the films In Ghost House Inn and Pranchiyettan and The saint.
Sreya Ghoshal fetched the best female playback singer award for her song Manjumazhakkalam in the film Aagathan. Hariharan’s Aro Padunnu Doore song for the film Katha Thudarunnu made him the best male playback singer.
Leading singer MG Sreekumar is the best music director and the best lyricist award winner is Murukan Kattakkada, both for the film Oru Naal Varum.
Sathyan Anthikkad is the best script writer for the film Katha Thudarunnu. Suraj Venjaramood is selected as the best comedian for various films. Asif Ali is the best villain for his role in Apoorva Raagangal.
Nedumudi Venu’s performance in Elsamma Enna Annkutty and Lakshmi Priya’s role in Katha Thudarunnu bagged them the best supporting actor and actress award respectively.
Samvrutha Sunil and Innocent won the best character actress and character actor award respectively for the films Cocktail and Katha Thudarunnu.