Kerala State Film Awards are a way of appreciating and thank the diligent work by the entire group who are a part of making a film. Since the year 1998, these distinctions have been offered by Kerala State Chalachitra Academy for the advantage of the Department of Cultural Affairs. It is under the Government of Kerala, India. This Award Show started in 1969. From the year 1969 to 1997, Department of Cultural Affairs directly took care of the Awards under the Government of Kerala. The Department of Cultural Affairs and the Academy under Govt. of Kerala edges an official and independent Jury, who with assent settle on the victors of the Awards. The Jury involves well-known respected personalities from the South-Indian Film Industry.
An alternate Jury is formed for the Awards under Literature on Cinema classification. The Academy yearly invites motion pictures for the Awards. The Jury examines the submitted movies before picking the Awardees. The Kerala State Film Awards plan to propel motion pictures with tasteful values and enable pros, experts, and producers. The distinctions are shown by the Chief Minister of Kerala and announced by the Minister for Cultural Affairs. The quantity of Awardees varies each year, considering the changing circumstance of motion picture expressions inside and outside the state of Kerala as a State. 15 Awards altogether were presented at first in the year 1969. As of late, the aggregate sum of 30 Awards were presented at the Kerala State Film Awards.
Swapnadanam is a Malayalam-dialect black and white film. It was the directorial Debut of K. G. George. A conjugal psychodrama, the movie dismisses all the standard dancing song numbers of well-known films, yet prevailing with regards to achieving a large audience. The movie was a blockbuster achievement while keeping up its aesthetic quality.
Sudheer received the Best Actor Award. He won this Award for his work in the film Sathyathinte Nizhalil. Sudheer was an Indian on-screen Artist in Malayalam films. He was a lead Performing Artist during the 1970s. He worked in more than 100 Malayalam movies. His acting in the movie Chembarathy in 1972 made him a celebrity. He additionally played the second lead in the movie Bairavi in the year 1978, alongside the legend of South Cinema, Rajnikanth.
Rani Chandra got the Award for Best Actress. She got it for her movie Swapnadanam. She lived in Kochi, Kerala. Rani was the Winner of the Title of Miss Kerala, after which she became an Actress in Malayalam Film Industry. She worked in a few historic point movies, for example, Nellu (1974), Bhadrakali (1976). She died a tragic death in the year 1976, in a plane crash.