Oscar winning sound engineer, Resul Pookutty received Aravindan
Puraskar for his first production venture ID, instituted by
Chalachitra Film Society. However, director KM Kamal was absent at
the event. The award was handed over by Speaker G Karthikeyan in a
function held at Thiruvananthapuram on Friday.
Tamil director Kamal Kannan received the special Jury award. The
Speaker said, "Aravindan movies are unique and it surpasses the
period. He was a person, who focused on issues of villages and that
even reflected in the changing processes of my village."
Resul got emotional in his speech and spoke about his
experiences in Thiruvananthapuram Law College. He said that the
time he spent at the Pune Film Institute was extremely fulfilling as
it gave him the opportunity to meet director Aravindan at that
time. Director TK Rajeev Kumar was also present at the