State Film Awards: Joju, Biju Menon share honours

May 27, 2022 KRR

Actors Joju George and Biju Menon shared the Best Acor award in the 52nd State Film Awards announced by Minister for Culture Saji Cherian in Thiruvananthapuram today. Joju George won the award for his performances in films ‘Madhuram’, Thuramukham', 'Freedom Fight' and ‘Nayattu’ while Biju Menon bagged the honour for his notable performance in ‘Aarkkariyam’.

FilmmakerSaeed Akhtar Mirza was the Jury chairman this year. Krishanth RK-directed ‘Avasavyuham’ was adjudged the Best Film. The Second Best Film Award was shared between ‘Nishiddho’, directed by Tara Ramanujan, and ‘Chavittu’, helmed by Rahman Brothers. Dileesh Pothen won the Best Director Award for his film ‘Joji’.

Revathy is the Best Actress for her stupendous performance in ‘Bhoothakaalam’. Other awards are the following:

Best Character Actor – Sumesh Moor for Kala

Best Character Actress – Unnimaya Prasad for Joji

Best Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value – Hridhyam

Best Children’s Film – Kaadakalam

Best Story Writer – Shahi Kabeer for Nayattu

Best Screenplay Writer – Krishand RK for Avasavyuham

Best Screenplay (Adapted) – Joji, Syam Pushkaran

Best Children’s Film – Kaadakalam

Best Child Artist (Male) – Master Adithyan for Niraye Thathakalulla Maram

Best Child Artist (Female) – Sneha Anu for Thala

Best Music Director (Songs) – Hesham Abdul Wahab for Hridayam

Best Male Singer – Pradeep Kumar, Minnal Murali

Best Female Singer – Sithara Krishnakumar, Kaanekkaane

Joju George Pictures


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