Well, the first quarter of every year is a special one for all film lovers as it is during this period of time that the results of most of the prominent film awards get announced.
Now, the Kerala Film Critics Association has announced the Film
Critics Awards for the films released in the year 2016. Much to the
happiness of all Malayalam film audiences, Mohanlal and Nayanthara
have bagged the top honours at the 40th edition of the
Read on to know more about the winners of 40th Kerala
Film Critics Awards and other details..
Best Actor (Male)– Mohanlal (Oppam)
Mohanlal has been adjudged the Best Actor of the year 2016 for
his performance in the film Oppam. The actor did portray
the role of a person named Jayaraman, who is a blind. It was for
the 2013 film Drishyam, that he bagged the Film Critics award for
the Best Actor previously.
Best Acor (Female) – Nayanthara (Puthiya Niyamam)
Nayanthara, who impressed one and all with her portrayal of a
housewife named Vasuki, in the film Puthiya Mukham has been
declared as the Best Actor (Female) of 2016. In fact, the actress
even did dub for herself in the film.
Bset Film - Oppam
Oppam, the crime-thriller which marked the powerful comeback of
Priyadarshan-Mohanlal team has been declared as the Best Film of
2016. The movie, which emerged as a big blockbuster was highly
lauded by the critics, as well.
Best Director – Priyadarshan (Oppam)
Priyadarshan, who got back to form, with Oppam has been
declared as the Best Director of the year 2016. The film-maker had
brilliantly crafted this crime-thriller, which kept the audiences
engaged till the end.
Second Best Film – Jacobinte Swargarajyam
Vineeth Sreenivasan's Jacobinte Swargarajyam, the
family entertainer, which did hit the right chords with the
audiences, has been adjudged as the Second Best Movie of the year
Most Popular Movie – Pulimurugan
Well, no prizes for guessing the winner of this award.
Pulimurugan, directed by Vysakh, which went on to create
umpteen number of box office records, has been rightly chosen as
the Most Popular Movie of the year 2016.
Ruby Jubilee Award - Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Adoor Gopalakrishnan, who took Malayalam cinema to International
level with some of his highly acclaimed movie, will be honoured
with the Ruby Jubilee award, specially constituted by the
association in accordance with the 40th anniversary of the
Young actor Nivin Pauly won a Special Jury award for his
portrayal of a police officer named Biju, in the film Action
Hero Biju. Tini Tom, Samuthirakkani and actress Lakshmi
Gopalaswamy have also been adjudged with Special Jury awards for
their performances in Daffedar, Oppam and Kamboji
Below Listed are some of the other major winners
Second Best Actor (Male) : Renji Pancker For Jacobinte
Swargarajyam and Siddique for Sukhamayirikkatte
Second Best Actor (Female): Surabhi (Minnaminungu)
Best Scriptwriter : Vineeth Sreenivasan (Jacobinte
Best Music Director : M Jayachandran (Kamboji)
Best Singer (Male): Madhu balakrishnan
Best Singer (Female): Varsha Vinu and Alka Ajith
Best Cinematographer : Sujith Vaassudev (James And Alice)