The 44th Kerala State Film Awards was announced on last Saturday and all eyes were set as to who will win the Best Actor Award. As per the reports then, Suraj Venjaramoodu, who won the National Award for Best Actor then and Jayaram were in the last race. But, when the result came the same was bagged by two other actors. Suraj got the Best Comedian award while, Jayaram did not get any!
Now, a lot of questions arrived then as to why Suraj was denied the Best Actor award. There were even reports that the actor was nominated in the last minute, after he won the National Award. But, now, one of the jury member Soorya Krishnamurthy has come forward with a reason on why Jayaram was denied the award in the last run.
According to Soorya, he claims Jayaram has rendered an outdated performance in both his nominated movies Nadan and Swapaanam. A lot of dramatic feelings have been showcased in Jayaram's acting in both the movies and that is the reason why Jayaram was denied the Best Actor Award this time, said the jury member.
Now, after the announcement of the award, Jayaram expressed his unhappiness to the media. He said that there had many such incidents were people had forced him to buy sweets as he had been nominated in the list of awards and was more likely to bag it too. But, when the result came, he got nothing!