Veteran actor, director and scriptwriter Sreenivasan will be
presented the Annual Movie Award for the best script writer for his
Katha Parayumbol (2007), directed by M. Mohanan. He was
selected for the award through a public poll conducted in India and
Arabian countries. The awards will be given away on 4th December,
Katha Parayumbol, indisputably one of the best
compositions of Sreenivasan, is about a rare friendship, between a
village barber and the reigning superstar of Malayalam cinema.
Sreenivasan appears in the lead as Balan, the village barber, while
Mammootty plays superstar Ashok Raj.
Recently, Katha Parayumbol was simultaneously remade in
Tamil as Kuselan and in Telugu as Kathanayakudu
with Tamil superstar Rajinikanth in the lead role. Ace director
Priyadarshan is now busy with the Hindi version titled Billoo
Barber with Irrfan Khan and Shahrukh Khan.