Kadal starring Mammootty and Meera Jasmine in the lead, has been
judged the best film at the Dubai Annual Malayalam Movie Awards
(AMMA). Mammootty and Meera Jasmine have been chosen for the best
actor and best actress award. Veteran filmmaker Adoor
Gopalakrishnan will be presented with the best director award and
Iqbal Kuttipuram will be given the award for best screenplay.
Lalu Alex and Ramya Krishnan were chosen for the best supporting
actors, Sooraj Venjaramoodu for best comic star and Saikumar for
best villain. In the music department, Yesudas and Sujatha were
adjudged the best singers, Ouseppachan was chosen for best music
and Anil Panarchooran for best lyricist.
Other awards include best cinematography for Azhagappan, popular
film for Arabhikatha and best costumes for S.B. Satheesan. The
awards, initiated by UAE postal departments, were announced on
Monday and will be presented on December 8th, 2007 in a ceremony to
be held at Al Nasr Leisureland, Dubai.