Palakkad: The Kerala State Film Awards for the year 2015 were distributed at a pompous function held in Indira Gandhi municipal stadium here on Saturday.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan presented the awards.
Along with the award winners, veterans Madhu, Saradha, Sheela, Sreekumaran Thampi and M K Arjunan and Oscar award winner Rasool Pookutty were also honoured on the occasion.
As many as 48 awards were presented in various categories.
The award for best actor and actress were bagged by Dulquer Salmaan and Parvathy respectively. Director K G George was honoured with the J C Daniel award for his sterling contribution to the film industry.
Performances by singer P Jayachandran, Naresh Iyer, Ramesh Narayanan, Anuradha Sriram, Manjari, Madhusri, Bijibal, Gopi Sundar, Shreya, actress Rima Kallingal, Anusree, Jyothi Krishna, Shamna Kasim and Parvathy Nambiar enthralled the audience.
Photos by P P Binoj and Arun Krishnankutty