Vineeth was the first student to have procured the ‘Kalaprathibha’ Gold Medal for individual championship from the Kerala State Government for the Kerala State School Youth Festival in 1986.
He acquired the Best New Face Awarded from the Film Fan’s Association in Tamil Nadu for his outstanding performance in his film Aavarampoo.
He won the second best actor Award from the Kerala State Film Critics Association for the films Daivathinte Vikrkuthikal and Sargam.
He also won the supporting actor award from the Film Fan’s Association for the films Jathimalli and Pudhiyamugam.
He also had the honour of performing under the Nattuvangum of his revered Guru Padmabushan Dr. Padma Subramaniyam for the prestigious Soorya Dance Festival in Trivandrum and the renowned Bharath Kalachar in Chennai in 2003.
Vineeth received the ‘Yuvakala Bharathi’ award for 2006 from Bharath Kalachar. He was conferred the Kalaimamani award 2007 by Tamil Nadu Govt.