Trivandrum: The prestigious annual award ceremony that identifies and celebrates the top performers in Malayalam film industry, Asianet Film Awards 2019, was held in Kalamaserry Fact Ground Kochi, on 20thMarch 2019
Asianet Film Awards 2019 has adjudged Mohanlal as the best actor and Manju Warrior as the best actress. Tovino Thomas was awarded as the performer of the year. Actor Prithviraj was awarded the most popular actor and Aishwarya Lekshmi won the most popular actress award.
Sudani from Nigeria won the best film award. Actress Trisha won the most Popular actress- Tamilaward, while actor Jayaram was honoured with the Golden Star award and the best villan award was given to Rahman.
Kayamkulam Kochunni was adjudged as the most popular movie at the function. The other winners are Lijo Jose as the best director, best character actor as SurajVenjaramood, best character actress as Anushree, Siddique, Savithri and Sarasa as best supportive actors and Best comedy actor as Harish Kanaran.
Kalidas Jayaram and Neeta Pillai were identified as the best new faces of Malayalam film industry. Asianet Film Awards 2019 has named Sreenivasan as the Best scriptwriter, B K Hari Narayanan as Best singer, M Jayachandran as Best Music Director, Vijay Yesudas as Best Playback, while Vivek Harshan bagged the filmography award. Uruvasi and Jojo George were chosen for the special Jury award.
Shri. Srikumaran Thambi was awarded the lifetime achievement award. Along with this, the entire team of Peranbu, the Mammootty starrer which won the hearts of the Indian film audiences, was felicitated during the function. The award night also witnessed the trailer launch ceremony of Mohanlal’s upcoming movie ‘Lucifer’.
The televised event of Asianet Film Awards 2019 will be aired on Malayalam GEC Asianet shortly.