The much awaited Vanitha Awards has held on the Sixteenth day of February in Thiruvananthapuram. For the convenience of the new viewers, the history of the program would be visited again here. The Malayala Manorama Cluster’s progeny Vanitha, a fortnightly dedicated towards carrying up the news relating to the Malayali Pictures Domain had decided to present the honours for the Mechanical as well as cinematic accomplishments in the Mollywood Field. It was tagged as Vanitha Film Awards and has convened from the day 1998. It was one of the maximum anticipated rituals in the State of Kerala.
The broadcasting privileges for the sequencer has prearranged to Mazhavil Manorama. T. T. Krishnamachari’s corporation T. T. K. Prestige was the Main Promoters for the event. The show began with the songs from Naresh Iyer as well as Chinmayi. The dance performers included the junior Prabhu, Kolappan, and Vinayak. Fahadh Fazil was nominated for two cinemas viz. Diamond Necklace as well as 22 Female Kottayam in the best Actor segment and had won in both. Veteran Nedumudi Venu has conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Rima Kallingal has conferred the award for the best woman actor of the year for the second year in the trot. Lal Jose got the award for his work Diamond Necklace as the best director of the year. The Best Supporting role of the year went to Prathap Pothen in the male segment for Ayalum Njanum Thammil as well as for Kanha in Bavuttiyude Namathil. Usthaad hotel’s Pair Dulquer Salman and Nithya Menon won the award for the best Star Pair of the year. It was also to note that Ustaad was Dulquer’s debut film and also fetched him the award for the Best Debut Actor of the Year.
Isha Talwar for Thattathin Marayathu (Remade in Tamil as ‘Meendum Oru Kadhal Kadhai’) was the Debut Actress of the Era. Babu Raj for the Film Maya Mohini picked up the award for the best Comedian of the Year. Nivas got the award for the Best Playback Singer of the year for Nila Malarae in the Diamond Necklace. Ramya Nambeesan grabbed the award for the Best female playback Singer of the Year for Muthu Chippi from the film Thattathin Marayathu. Anjali Menon was handed over the Award for the Best Script Writer for Usthad Hotel. Shyju Khalid was the best Cinematographer for the year in the Film 22 Female Kottayam.