Thiruvananthapuram: Actor Indrans won the best actor award at the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival for Veyilmarangal directed by Dr Biju and produced by Baby Mathew Somatheeram.
This is the first time that Indrans is bagging an international award.
In 2017, Indrans had bagged the Kerala state best actor award. The Shanghai award comes after Veyilmarangal was shortlisted among the 14 movies from Asian regions. Veyil Marangal has received the Outstanding Artistic Achievement Award at the Shanghai International Film Festival, one of the largest fests in East Asia.
Indrans plays the protagonist in Veyilmarangal. The movie was screened at the South and Southeast Asia Film Festival in China.