Viju Menon, Revathy, Joju George | File photos
Thiruvananthapuram: Biju Menon ('Arkkariyam') and Joju George (four movies) bagged the 52nd Kerala State Film Award for the best actor. Revathi (Bhoothakalam) was selected as the best actress.
'Avasa Vyooham' by Krishand won the prize for best film.
Dileesh Pothan won the best director prize for the film 'Joju'.
Script: Krishand (Avasa Vyooham)
Cinematography: Madhu Neelakandan (Churuli)
Story: Shahi Kabir (Nayattu)
Screenwriter (adaptation): Syam Pushkaran (Joji)
Debutant director- Krishnendu Kalesh
Best music director- Hesham Abdul Wahab
Best singer: Sithara Krishnakumar
Character actress: Unnimaya (Joji)
Character actor: Sumesh Moor (Kala)
Edit: Andrew Dcruz (Minnal Murali)
Children’s movie: Kadakam (director: Sahil Raveendran)
Minister for Culture Saji Cheriyan announced the awards in a press conference held here on Friday.