Mathrubhumi Kalyan Silks Film Awards 2010 is an award function which came on the Asianet channel. It felicitates members of the Malayalam cinema world for outstanding contributions made during the year of 2010. The function got held at the Thrissur Palace Grounds located near the Municipal Stadium in the city of Thrissur. The jury for the prestigious awards consists of eminent members of the film fraternity. They have all contributed in various capacities to the development of cinema in the modern world and have made a distinct mark for themselves. They judged and analyzed the various movies which got released during the year on various fronts and finally took the call of deciding which were the very best of them.
The awards ceremony got organized in a collaboration between the Mathrubhumi group and the Kalyan Silks. This annual exercise awards some of the best performers and contributors in the film circuit. It aims at finding and promoting talent which stands out. The evening saw the entire Malayalam film fraternity come together in this act of celebration. Some of the best names in the industry got seen applauding their co-stars and coming out in strong numbers to support them all. They also put up a number of dazzling performances to some of the most popular tracks of the past year. They put up some truly riveting sequences which were nothing less than works of art themselves. The winners of this year include some noted personalities.
Mammootty took home the award for the Best Actor. Kavya Madhavan, on the other hand, got the award for the Best Actress. She got the same for the movie Banaras. This proved a testament to the immense talent she has shown over the years with 2010 being particularly good for her. Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja got the award for being the Best Movie of the year. Renjith got the award for the Best Director. He got the same for his commendable work on the movie Paleri Manikyam.
Hariharan too got recognized with the award for being the Best Director of a Popular Movie. He got the same for his film titled Pazhassi Raja, which was a fan favorite and did great business at the Box Office.Jayaram took the award for the Family Hero for his endearing performance in the movie Bhagya Devatha. Srinivasan and Lakshmi Rai’s superb performances got them the award for Popular Actor and Popular Actress respectively. Palery Manikyam became the recipient of a Special Jury Award for Best Movie. Sarath Kumar and Swetha Menon too got a Special Jury Award each for their roles in Pazhassi Raja andPalery Manikyam respectively.