47th Kerala State Film Awards 2016-Winners List | 'Manhole' Best Film, Vinayakan Best Actor, Rajeesh Vijayan Best Actress

Winners list of Kerala State Film Awards for 2016 films |Kerala State Film Awards announced in 2017 |47th Kerala State Film Awards 2016 : Winners of 47th Kerala State Film Awards 2016 is declared on March 7, 2016. Minister of state for cinema AK Balan announced the awards at a press conferencein Trivandrum. The  awards were selected based on a list of 68 Malayalam films selected by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy. The 10 member jury will declared the awards in various categories based on 68 movies they have been have been watching five movies per day from February 21.

Jury : The winners were selected by 10-member jury headed by Odisha director A.K. Bir. The other jury members are directors Sundar Das,Priyanandan, Sudevan, yesteryear actress Shanthi Krishna,  PF Mathews, VT Murali, Arun Nambiar, Dr Meena T Pillai and Mahesh Panchu

Best Movie & Best Director : Manhole, directed by Vidhu Vincent won the awards for best film and best director award. This is the first time in the history of Malayalam cinema that a women director won these awards. Manhole is the first Malayalam film by a female director screened in the competition section of International Film Festival. Director Vidhu Vincent bagged two awards for her debut movie Manhole at the 21st International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK), 2016.

Guppy, Kammttipadam, Kaadu Pookkunne neram, Kamboji won most of the awards at Kerala State Film Awards 2016

Manhole -film by Vidhu Vincent
Manhole -film by Vidhu Vincent . 
Best Actor and Best Actress: Vinayakan won Best Actor for his performance in Rajiv Ravi's Kammattipadam. The best actress Award was bagged by Rajeesh Vijayan for her performance in Anuraga Karikkin vellam. Manikandan Achari (Kammatipaadam) won award for his debut performance in Kammattipadam while Kanchana PK got second best actress Award. Surabhi Lekshmi got special mention for acting in Minnaminungu

Winners of Kerala State Film Awards 2016 : Complete list

Best Film:Manhole
Best Director:Vidhu Vincent (Manhole)
Best Second Movie: Ottayal Patha
Best Popular Movie: Maheshinte Prathikaaram(Director Dileesh Pothan, Producer: Ashiq Abu)
Best Story: Salim Kumar (Karutha Joothan)
Best Actor: Vinayakan (Kammatipaadam)
Best Actress: Rajisha Vijayan (Anuraga Karikkin Vellam)
Best Character Actor: Manikandan Achari (Kammatipaadam)
Best Character Actress: Kanchana PK (Olapeeppi)
Best Children's Movie: Kolumittayi (director: Abhijith U.A)
Best Child Artist (Male): Chetan Jaylal (Guppy)
Best Child Artist (Female): Abeni Aadhi (KPAC)
Best Cinematogrpher: MJ Radhakrishnan (Kaadu Pookkunne neram)
Best Screenplay (Original): Syam Pushkaran (Maheshinte Prathikaaram)
Best Script Adaptation: No award
Best Music Background score: Vishnu Vijay (Guppy)
Best Music Director: M Jayachandran (Kamboji)
Best Singer (Male): Suraj Santhosh (Guppy, Thaniye Mizhikal)
Best Singer (Female): KS Chithra (Kamboji, Nadavathil Thunnilla)
Best Background Score: Vishnu Vijay (Guppy)
Best Lyrics: ONV Kurup (Kamboji, 'Nadavathil Thurannilla)
Best Editor: B.Ajith kumar(Kammattipadam)
Best Art Director: Gokul Das Av , S Nagaraj (Kammttipadam)
Best Costume Design: Steffy Xavier(Guppy)
Best Make Up: N.G.Roshan (Naval Enna Jewel)
Best Colorist: Henrose Mesia(Kaadu Pookkunne Neram)
Best Sound Design: Jayadevan Chakkadath (Kaadu Pookkunne Neram)
Best Sink Sound :Jayadevan Chakkadath (Kaadu Pookkunne Neram)
Best Sound Mixing: Pramod Thomas (Kaadu Pookkunne Neram)
Best Dubbing Artist (Male): Vijay Mohan (Oppam)
Best Dubbing Artist (Female): Thagamani (Olappeeppi)
Best Debut Director: Shanavas Bavakutty (Kismath)
Best Choreographer : Vineeth (Kamboji, Chenthal ner mukhi)
Special Jury awards
Special Jury Award (actor): K Kaladharan
Special Jury Award (camera): Gireesh Gangadharan
Special Jury Mention
Story: E Santhosh Kumar (Aaradi)
Acting : Surabhi Lekshmi (Minnaminungu)
Cinematogrphy : Gireesh Gangadahran (Guppy)
Non fiction : 
Best book:Cinema muthal Cinema Vare(Aju KNarayanan, Cherry Joseph K)
 Best Article: Velutha Thiraseelayile KArutha Udalukal (N.P Sajeesh, 
Special Jury Mention :Haritha Cinema(A Chandrasekhar)

Winners-previous years
Winners List 46th Kerala State Film Awards 2015
Winners List 45th Kerala State Film Awards 2014

Adoor Gopalakrishnan’s Pinneyum, Dileesh Pothen’s Maheshinte Prathikaram, Dr Biju’s Kaadu Pookunna Neram, Vidhu Vincent’s Manhole, Sajin Babu's Ayal Sasi and Salim Kumar's Karutha Joothan are some of the movies in the final round. Pulimurugan, Kammattipadam and Maheshinte Prathikaram are the three contenders in the popular movie category. Mohanlal (Oppam , Pulimurugan), Vinayakan (Kammattipadam), Fahadh Fazil (Mahashinte parathikaram) are nominations for best actor award , Kavya Madhavan, Rima Kallingal, Surabhi are shortlisted for best actress award. Stay tuned for the update on winners tommorrow

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