Mammootty will receive the first Thikurussi Puraskar, which is conferred for comprehensive achievement in the field of cinema. It includes a cash award of Rs 1 lakh, statuette and a citation.
The Thikurussi Puraskar was announced by foundation chairman Kayikkara Babu, Chunakkara Raman Kuttty and Ravi Vallathol at a press meet in Thiruvananthapuram.
Thikurussi Puraskar - Other awards:
Best actor: Salim Kumar (Adaminte Makan Abu) Best actress: Kavya Madhavan (Gaddama) Best supporting actor: Jayasurya (Beautiful) Best supporting actress: Kathal Sandhya (Traffic) Best film: Adaminte Makan Abu. Best director: Salim Ahmed (Adaminte Makan Abu) Best music director: Bennet Veetrag (Gaddama) Best script writer: Anoop Menon (Beautiful) Best cinematographer: Jomon T John (Beautiful) Best male playback singer: Karthik (Gaddama) Best female playback singer: KS Chitra (Gaddama) Debutant actor: Unni Mukundan