It"s celebration time for Malayalam film industry. Shaji N.Karun"s
film Kutty Srank walked away with five awards including
Best Feature Film at the 57th National Film Awards.
The film also won Best Screenplay awards P.F. Mathews and
Harikrishna, Best Cinematography for for Anjali Shukla, Best
Costume Design for Jayakumar and Special Jury Award for editor
Kutty Srank featuring Mammootty, Kamalinee Mukherjee,
Padmapriya and Meena Kumari is about a mariner who operates a cargo
vessel. It is portrayed from the perspectives of three different
women after the death of the protagonist.
Meanwhile, southern music maestro Ilayaraja won the award for
Best Background Score for his music in Kerala Verma Pazhassi
Raja, which also won the Best Malayalam Film Award. Resul
Pookutty got the Best Sound Designer award for the same film.