Manorama News Maker of the year 2016 is Actor Mohanlal

Actor Mohanlal won the Manorama News Maker of the year 2016.  The winner is anounced by Mr Mukundan. Mohanlal is selected from four finalists including state finance minister Dr. Thomas Isaac, BJP MLA O. Rajagopal and Indian hockey team captain P.R. Sreejesh. The Manorama News Maker is for finding the person in the news and not to find the person of the year.

After winning the Manorama News-Federal Bank Newsmaker 2016 award, Mohanlal responded that "I see this as a reward for my 38-year long career as an actor"

Manorama News Maker 2016 was chosen by the viewers through SMS and online voting . The voting was held for one month with more than 5 lakh people participants through the different mediums, including SMS, GPRS and Online polls. The final ten were nominated by viewers. Mohanlal also participated in one of the longest interviews given by him on various topics in the final debate for this award. This interview round is mandatory for all finalists.

 Mohanlal is the postpopular actor in Malayalam . He was in news 2016 for his movie Pulimurugan that reached Rs 500 Crore club and also associated with many controversy associated with his blog writing on the completeactor dot com.

Manorama News Maker 2016 Mohanlal
Manorama News Maker 2016 Mohanlal

Former winners of Manorama News makers are DGP Jacob Thomas(2015), Manju Warrier (2014), Rishiraj Singh IPS (2013), E Sreedharan(2012), Kochouseph Chittilappilly(2011), Preeja Sreedharan(2010), G. Madhavan Nair(2008), Pinarayi Vijayan (2007) and V. S. Achuthanandan(2006)


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