The highly anticipated Vanitha-Cera Film Awards have been announced. The awards are decided by the polls conducted among the readers of Vanitha Magazine, Malayala Manorama daily and public; thus providing an opportunity to the audience to select the most deserving actors and technicians for the awards.
The awards will be distributed in the event, which will be held on February 15th, at Willingdon Island, Kochi. Popular actors, singers and technicians for Bollywood and Malayalam movie industry will be present at the event.
Abride Shin’s 1983 bagged the award for Best Movie. Mammootty won the Best Actor award, for his performance in the movie Varsham. Manju Warrier, who made a stunning comeback with How Old Are You, won the Best Actress Award. Veteran director IV Sasi bagged the Lifetime Achievement Award, for his contributions to Malayalam cinema.
Award Winners List
Lifetime Achievement Award: IV Sasi
Best Movie: 1983
Best Actor: Mammootty (Varsham)
Best Actress: Manju Warrier (How Old Are You)
Best Director: Anjali Menon
Popular Movie Of The Year: Bangalore Days
Popular Actor Of The Year: Nivin Pauly
Popular Actress Of The Year: Nazriya Nazim
Best Actor In A Negative Role: Jayasurya (Iyobinte Pusthakam)
Best Supporting Actor: Anoop Menon (Vikramadithyan)
Best Supporting Actress: Srinda Ashab (1983)
Best Actor In A Comic Role: Aju Varghese
Best Debutante (Male) : Farhaan Faasil
Best Debutante (Female): Nikki Galrani
Best Star-pair: Dulquer Salmaan - Namitha Pramod
Best Singer (Male): Vineeth Sreenivasan (Kaattumooliyo – Om Shanti Oshana)
Best Singer (Female): Shreya Ghoshal (Vijanathayil – How Old Are You)
Best Screenplay: Bobby-Sanjay (How Old Are You)
Best Cinematographer: Amal Neerad (Iyobinte Pusthakam)
Popular Song Of The Year: Mangalyam - Gopi Sundar (Bangalore Days)
Best Lyrics: Olenjali Kuruvi – Harinarayanan (1983)
Lifetime Achievement Award - IV Sasi
IV Sasi, the veteran director, won the Lifetime Achievement award for his contributions towards Malayalam movie industry.
Best Movie - 1983
1983, the directorial debut of popular photographer Abride Shine, won the award for Best Movie.
Best Actor - Mammootty
Mammootty won the award for Best Actor, for his performance in the movie Varsham, directed by Ranjith Sankar.
Best Actress - Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier bagged the award for Best Actress, for her performance in Roshan Andrews directed How Old Are You.
Best Director - Anjali Menon
Anjali Menon won the Best Director award, for her directorial venture Bangalore Days.
Popular Movie Of The Year - Bangalore Days
Bangalore Days, the blockbuster movie which emerged as the second highest ever grosser of Malayalam cinema, won the Popular Movie Of The Year award.
Popular Actors - Nivin Pauly & Nazriya Nazim
Nivin Pauly bagged the Popular Actor award for his performances in Bangalore Days and 1983.
Nazriya Nazim won the Popular Actress award, for her movies Om Shanti Oshana and Bangalore Days.
Best Actor In A Negative Role - Jayasurya
Jayasurya won the award for Best Actor In A Negative Role, for his performance as Angoor Ravuther in Iyobinte Pusthakam.
Best Actor In A Comic Role - Aju Varghese
Aju Varghese bagged the award for Best Actor In A Comic Role, for his performances in various films.
Best Supporting Actor - Anoop Menon
Anoop Menon won the award for Best Supporting actor, for his performance in the movie Vikramadithyan.
Best Supporting Actress - Srinda Ashab
Srinda Ashab bagged the Best Supporting Actress award for her performance in the movie 1983.
Best Star Pair - Dulquer Salmaan & Namitha Pramod
Dulquer Salmaan and Namitha Pramod are selected as the Best Star Pair, for their onscreen chemistry in Vikramadithyan.
Best Debutantes - Farhaan Faasil & Nikki Galrani
Farhaan Faasil won the Best Debutante (Male) award for his performance in the movie Njan Steve Lopez.
Nikki Galrani is selected as the Best Debutante (Female), for the movie 1983.
Best Singers - Shreya Ghoshal & Vineeth Sreenivasan
Shreya Ghosal bagged the Best Singer (Female) award for the song Vijanathayil, from the movie How Old Are You.
Vineeth Sreenivasan won the Best Singer (Male) award for the Kaattu Mooliyo, from the movie Om Shanti Oshana.