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Ashiq Abu, Anwar Rasheed to get Mohan Raghavan Award

Posted on Oct 18, 09:59PM | IANS

Malayalam directors Ashiq Abu and Anwar Rasheed will be honoured with the Mohan Raghavan Award for their films "22 Female Kottayam" and "Usthad Hotel", respectively.

The award includes a cash prize of Rs.25,000, a citation and a statuette.

John Paul, head of the jury, announced the award in a press meet at Kochi Tuesday. Both the directors will receive the award from Ganesh Kumar, former actor and currently Minister for Forests and Environment, Sports and Cinema in Kerala government.

The ceremony will be held Oct 28 in Mohan Raghavan's native place Annamanada in Thrissur.