Captain Raju, P V Gangadharan bag awards
Malayalam Actor-Film Director Captain Raju and Film Producer P V Gangadharan bagged the Chalchithrarathnam Awards for their comprehensive contribution to film industry.
The Award was jointly instituted by Lions Club Payyannur and Susanth Films and TV Awards Committee, said Mr Mohan Kupleri, Jury Chairman.
Talking to reporters at a press conference, Mr Mohan said Akashdhooth (Surya TV) got the Best TV Serial Award while Madhupal got the best director (Daivathinu wntham Devutty- Mazhavil Manorama), Arjun was adjudged the Best Actor (Parinayam-Mazhavi Manorama) and Chippy got the Best Actress (Akashdooth) Award.
The award would be presented on December 16 at a function at Payyanur.
The following people were selected for special awards- Sreekanth and Sonia- Best Actor and Actress, Comedians- Harishri Yousef and Rachana, Presenter Maneesh Narayanan (Box office-India Vision) and Ambil Sreenivas (Sangeethema Jeevatham-ACV) Singers- Thajudheen vadakara and Seena Ramesh (Kairali), Selin Jose, Siyad K (Indian voice-Mazhavil Manorama), News related programme (Kerala Express-Biju Muthathi- People) Music Programme- Indian Voice (C Unnikrishnan -Mazhavi Manaorama) Commedy programme- Comedy festival (Anil Ariyur-Mazhavil Manorama), Film related programme -Puthan padam (Prasad Kannan -Manorama News) ,Comedy Team -kalabhavan Cousins Prathibha Puruskaram-Kollam Siraj, Yuva Prathibha- Drishya Sujith and Reporter TV bagged Best News Channel Award, according to Lions Club Payyannur President V Balan.