42nd Kerala Film Critics Award 2019 in Malayalam- winners list

The winners of 42nd Film Critics Award 2019 in Malayalam were announced.The Kerala Film Critics Association Awards are presented annually by the Kerala Film Critics Association to honour both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in the Malayalam language film industry of India

The films are selected by the members of the association for the movies released in 2018. A total of 33 films participated in this competition. The winner of the association awards for the best film will receive a cash award of Rs. 1 lakh, and the second best film, best director, best actor and best actress will be presented Rs. 25,000 each. The award is based on the decision by a jury.

Actress Sheela won life time achievement award. Oru Kuprasidha Payyan won Best Picture and Shaji N Karun Best Director (for Olu). Olu won many awards in differnt categories. Mohanlal bagged the Best Actor Award (for Odiyan) while the Best Actress award was shared by Nimisha Sajayan (for Oru Kuprasidha Payyan) and Anusree (for Aadhi, Aanakallan).The detailed list of winner of Film critics awards in 2018 are given below.
42nd Kerala Film Critics Award 2019- winners list
42nd Kerala Film Critics Award 2018 -Best  Director Olu by Shaji N Karun

42nd Film Critics Award 2018: Winners List

Life Time achievement award - Sheela
Prathibha Puraskaram (Best Talents in Malayalam Films-Kaithapram Damodaran Namboodiri, P. Sreekumar,Lalu Alex, Menaka Suresh, Bhagyalekshmi,

Best Director – Shaji N Karun (Olu)
Best Film - Oru Kuprasidha Payyan
Best Actor (Male)– Mohanlal  (for Odiyan)
Best Actor (Female) – Nimisha Sajayan (for Oru Kuprasidha Payyan) and Anusree (for Aadhi, Aanakallan)
Director of best Film – Madhu Pal
Best Scriptwriter - Mubihaq (for Khalifa)
Second Best Film – Joseph
Director of Second Best Film-M. Padmakumar
42nd Kerala Film Critics Award 2019- winners list
Best picture-Oru Kuprasidha Payyan

Second Best Actor (Male)- Joju George
Second Best Actor (Female)- Iniya (for Parole, Pengalila)
Best Child actor :Master Rithun (for Appuvinte Sathyanveshanam)
Best Child actor : Baby Akshara Kishore (for Pengalila, Samaksham)
Best Cinematographer :Sabu James (Marubhoomikal, sidharthan ennanjan)
Best Editor-Sreekar Prasad( Olu)
Best Art Direction : Shebeerali (Silencer, Pengalilla)
Best sound effects/editing -Harikumar (Oru Kuprasidha pakkan)
Best Make up- Roy Pallissery (Khaleefa, Marubhoomikal)
Best Constumes -Indrans Jayan (Olu, Appuvinte sathyanweshanam)

Best debut -actor -Pranav Mohanlal(for Aadi)
Best debut-actress -Audrey Miriam (for Orma)
Best debut-director -Anil Mukhathala (for Oduppu)

Best Childrens Movie -Angu doore oru deshathu (director Joshy Mathew)
Best Environmental movie -Samaksham(by Aju K Narayanan, Anwar Abdulla)
Best Road movie -The great Indian road movie (by Sohanlal)

Best Music Director - Kailas Menon  (for Theevandi)
Best Singer (Male):Rakesh Brahmanandan (Song: Jeevitham Ennum Film: Pen Masala)
Best Singer (Female):Rashmi Satheesan (Song: ee yathra, Film: Ee mazha nilavil)
Best Lyricist :Rajeev Alunkal  (for Marubhoomikal, Aanakallan)
Best Background Music -Isaac Thomas Kottakuppally (Olu)

Special Jury Awards
Spacial Jury Award for  acting- MA Nishad (for Vaakku); Athmiya Rajan (for Joseph, Naamam); and Master Mithun (for Pacha).
Special Jury award for directing -Suresh Thiruvalla (for Orma) and Vijeesh Mani (for Puzhayamma).
Movie with social relevance -Pen Masala (by Suneesh Neendur)
Best investigative movie -Prof-Satheesh Paul for Kattu vithachaval


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