The 1st Mangalam Film Awards has been announced. Mammootty won the award for Best Actor, for his performance in Munnariyippu. Manju Warrier is selected as the Best Actress, for the movie How Old Are You.
Balachandra Menon will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Balachandra Menon will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Vellimoonga, directed by Jibu Jacob, bagged the trophy for Best Movie.
The winners are selected through a gallop poll conducted by the Mangalam online channel and a special jury, which includes director Lenin Rajendran, producer Suresh Kumar and cinematographer Sunny Joseph.
The awards will be distributed at the silver jubilee celebrations of Mangalam Daily, which will be held on April 18th, in Kottayam.
Best Actor: Mammootty (Munnariyippu)
Best Actress: Manju Warrier (How Old Are You)
Best Movie: (Vellimoonga)
Lifetime Achievement Award: Balachandra Menon
Best Director: Abride Shine (1983)
Youth Icon (male): Nivin Pauly
Youth Icon (female): Mia George
Best Screenplay: Bobby-Sanjay (How Old Are You)
Best Cinematography: Jomon T John (Vikramadithyan)
Best Singer (male): Najeem Arshad (Mazhanila Kulirumayi-Vikramadithyan)
Best Singer (female): Vani Jayaram (Olenjali Kuruvi-1983)
Special Jury Awards for Direction: Venu (Munnariyippu) and Anjali Menon (Bangalore Days)
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Best Actor: Mammootty
Mammootty bagged the Best Actor award for his performance in Venu's Munnariyippu.
Best Actress: Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier won the award for Best Actress, for the performance in the movie How Old Are you, directed by Roshan Andrews.
Lifetime Acheivement Award: Balachandra Menon
Balachandra Menon bagged the Lifetime Achievement trophy for his contributions to Malayalam cinema industry.
Best Movie: Vellimoonga
Vellimoonga, directed by Jibu Jacob won the award for Best Movie.
Best Director: Abride Shine
Abride Shine won the award for the Best Director, for his debut directorial venture 1983.
Best Screenplay: Bobby-Sanjay
Popular scenarists brothers Bobby & Sanjay won the award for Best Screenplay, for the movie How Old Are You.
Youth Icons: Nivin Pauly & Mia George
Nivin Pauly and Mia George bagged the Youth Icon trophies, for their outstanding performances in 2014.
Best Cinematography: Jomon T John
Jomon T John won the award for Best Cinematography, for his work in the movie Vikramadithyan.
Special Jury Awards
Anjali Menon and Venu won the Special Jury Awards for directions, for their movies Bangalore Days and Munnariyippu.
Best Singer (male): Najeem Arshad
Najeem Arshad won the trophy Best Singer (male), for the song Mazhanila Kulirumayi from the movie Vikramadithyan.
Best Singer (female): Vani Jayaram
Veteran singer Vani Jayaram won the Best Singer (female) award, for the song Olenjali Kuruvi from the movie 1983.