A star-studded evening
Catch the Ujala-Asianet Film Awards 2010 this weekend.
And the award goes to: Kamal Hassan, Mammootty, Ranjith, Prithviraj and Mohanlal.
The 12th Ujala-Asianet Film Awards 2010 were distributed at a glittering function that was held at the Chandrasekharan Nair Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram. Several prominent persons from the film industry and socio-cultural spheres were present on the occasion. A galaxy of performers entertained the audience.
Veteran director K.S. Sethumadhavan felicitated thespian Kamal Hassan for his outstanding contributions to the Indian film industry.
While producer Gokulam Gopalan accepted the award for the best film for ‘Pazhasssiraja,' Ranjith won the award for the best director for his movie ‘Palerimanikyam.'
Mammootty was honoured as the millennium actor for his outstanding performances in various movies. Oscar winner Rasul Pookutty was also honoured on the occasion.
The award for the best actor was bagged by Mohanlal for his role in ‘Bhramaram' and ‘Ividam Swargamanu.'
Kavya Madhavan walked off with the award for the best female actor for her character in ‘Banaras.' Lakshmi Rai was voted as the most popular actor.
Others who won awards include Prithviraj (Youth Icon of the Year), Sreenivasan (best character artiste – male), Swetha Menon Sunil (best character artiste – female), Lalu Alex (best villain), Jagadeesh (best actor in a comic role) and Jayasurya-Roma (best star couple), Vayalar Sarathchandra Varma (lyricist ), Deepak Dev (music director), Shankar Mahadevan (playback singer – male), K.S. Chithra (playback singer – female), Baby Nivedita (child artiste), Ranjith Shankar (script writer), Ajayan Vincent (cameraman ), Vijay Shankar (editor ), Nishan and Archana Kavi (both for best debut artistes) and Sarath Kumar, Manoj K. Jayan and Kaniha (special jury awards).
Asianet will telecast the awards function on January 30 and 31, ( Saturday and Sunday), from 18.30 to 22.00.
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