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Sreekumaran Thampi Wins The Prestigious JC Daniel Award!

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Sreekumaran Thampi, the veteran film-maker, writer, lyricist and producer has been adjudged as the winner of this year's JC Daniel Award, which is the highest award in Malayalam cinema, presented by the Kerala Chalachithra Academy.

In a career that has crossed over 5 decades, Sreekumaran Thampi, who is a multi-talented film personality has made immense contribution to the field of Malayalam cinema.

Sreekumaran Thampi Wins The Prestigious JC Daniel Award!

Sreekumaran Thampi entered the film industry in the year 1966 as a songwriter and later went on to establish his presence in the various aspects of film-making. He ventured to direction in the 1970s and went on to helm a number of movies, featuring the legends of Malayalam cinema. Most of his films were big successes at the box office.

Apart from being a screenwriter and a director, he has produced above 25 Malayalam movies as well. Sreekumaran Thampi is also a recipent of the Kerala State Film Awards.

The winner of the JC Daniel Film Award will get a prize money of Rs 5 Lakh along with a citation. The award will be presented to the winner while the distribution of the Kerala State Film Awards.

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