Cochin : The 20th edition of Asianet Film Awards 2018 held recently at Adlux Convention Centre, Angamali, Cochin. Several cinema celebrities and socio-cultural personalities witnessed the event and a huge gathering of around 10,000 audience were present.
Malayalam Star actor Jayaram was hounored for his 3 excellent decades in the film industry across languages.
Nedumudi Venu was conferred the Asianet Life Time Achievement Award by actor Kamal Hassan, for his legendary contribution to Indian Film Industry.
Film stars across the South Indian film industry were present in the event. Leading artists from the Mollywood , Tollywood & Bollywood entertained the audience with their performances.
Nadiya Moidu, Aju Varghese, Anusree, Ananya, Sheela , Deepthi Sathi , Aparna Balamurali, Ranjith Shankar , Cippy , Ranjith , Menaka , Suresh Kumar , Muthumani, Siju Wilson , Irshad , Rajeesha Vijayan, Dinesh Nair , Anoop Chandran , Mamukoya, Salim Kumar , Prem Kumar , Antony Perumbavoor , Chemban Vinod , Sunil Sugatha, Kottayam Pradeep,Mareena , Balu , Kichu , Sabareesh Varma , Vijay Babu , Santhosh Kizhattoor are some of the personalities present in the event.
Fahad Fazil was awarded the best actor of the year while Parvathy was conferred the best actress of the year award. ‘Thodimuthalum Drisakshiyum“ won the award for the best film of the year award that was received by its producers Sandeep Senan& Anish. Mahesh Narayanan won the award for the best director for the movie ‘ Take off “. Jayasurya ,Anu Sithara & Prayaga Martin was on hand to collect the popular award for their outstanding performance in various movies.“ Take Off & Aadu 2 “won the award for the best popular film.
Others who won awards include Dulquer Salmaan( Golden Star ) , KunchakoBoban ( Critics Choice : Best Actor ) ,Keerthi Suresh ( Popular tamil actress ) , Shahbaz Amen ( best male singer) ,Swetha Mohan (best female singer), Shanthi Krishna (best character artiste-female), Suraj Venjaramoodu (best character artiste-male), Dharmajan (best actor in a comic role)). Rafeeq Ahammed (lyricist), Bijibal (music director), Aniha (child artiste), SajeevPazhoor ( Script Writer ), debut artistesAppanisarath&Aiswarya Lakshmi , Srinda ( best supporting actress) ,Alencier( best supporting actor ) , Kiran Das ( best editor), Tovino Thomas ( Performer of the year ), and Saubin & Joju Mala (Special Jury awards) .
Other cine stars like Anusree ,Anu Sithra , Nimisha , Durga , Paris Laxmi , Parvathy Nambiar , Aima, Neha saxena , Elizabeth Thadikkaran, Saranya Anand , Vijay Yesudas , Sakshi Agarwal and other comedy artistes Jagadheesh, Suraj Venjaramoodu , Salim Kumar, Ramesh Pisharadi, Dahrmajan, Sunil Sugatha, mamukoya , kochuPreman, Prem Kumar , Playback Singers in the lines of bollywood Singer Stephen Devasya & team , Shwetha Mohan , Shababaz Amen are the main attractions of the show.
“Asianet Film Awards 2018 “ will be aired on June 2nd & 3rd, 2018 ( Saturday & Sunday) at 7.00PM on Asianet