This year's Thoppil Bhasi Award is bestowed on renowned actress K P A C Lalitha. The award is for her significant contributions to the Malayalam film industry, said Mr Pannyan Raveendran, Chairman of Thoppil Bhasi Foundation.
The award instituted by the Thoppili Bhasi Foundation carries a cash prize of Rs. 33,333, memento, and certificate.
The judging committee included poet O N V Kurup along with the President and Secretary of the foundation.
The award will be handed over to K P A C Lalitha on Dec 8.