The first European Malayalam film award “Anand TV Film Awards 2016” were distributed in a glittering function held recently at O2, Appolo, Manchester, UK. Several prominent persons from the film industry and socio-cultural spheres were present on the occasion.
Asianet is all set to telecast “Anand TV Film Awards 2016”, the award and star night that gives an international recognition to Malayalam Television and Film Fraternity, on 17th July 2016 from 6.30 PM onwards.
The prestigious International Awards ceremony has honoured Star India’s (South) Managing Director K.Madhavan with a Special award for his “Innovation in Broadcasting” and also for his outstanding contributions to Indian Television Industry. Mr K Madhavan graced the occasion and accepted the Award from Malayalam Super Star Mammootty.
Apart from him, Shifa Al Jazeera Medical group founder & Chairman Dr.K.T.Rabeeullah and Thembalath Ramachandran (Bristol laboratories) was honoured with business awards “Pravasi Ratna” & “Business Excellence” respectively.
“Ennu Ninte Moideen” won the award for the best film and Salim Ahammed won the award for the best director for the movie “Pathemari”. Mammootty won the best actor award for his role in “Pathemari” and Parvathy for the best female actress for the film “Ennu Ninte Moideen” and “Charlie”. Dulquer Salman and Mamta Mohandas was on hand to collect the popular actors award for their outstanding performance in various movies.
Others who won awards include Suraj Venjaramoodu (Best actor in a humorous role), Gopi Sundar (Music Director) , Vijay Yesudas & Sithara (Play back Singer) , Gayathri Suresh (new face) , Manoj K Jayan (Outstanding performer of the year).
Other cine artistes such as Isha Talwar , Gayathri Suresh , Arya , Pashanam Shaji , Tini Tom , Dulquer Salman, Vijay Yesudas , Sithara, Gopi Sundar, Stephen Devassya, Manoj K. Jayan, Suraj Venjaramoodu , Manoj Guiness, Nobi, British Dancers entertained the viewers numbering in thousands.