Indrans was declared best actor for his memorable performance in the movie ‘Aalorukkam’, that told the story of an ‘Ottanthullal’ (poetic dance form of Kerala) artist.
Parvathy was chosen as the best actress for her stellar performance in ‘Take Off’, a film based on the ordeal of Indian nurses in Tikrit in Iraq at the time of conflict in 2014.
The awards were announced by Minister for Culture and Law A K Balan at a press conference here today. The best movie award was won by ‘Ottamuri Velicham’ directed by Rahul Riji Nair while the best director award was given to Lijo Jose Pellissery for the film ‘Ee Ma Yau’.
Alancier (Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum) and Pauly Valsan (Ee Ma Yau, Ottamuri Velicham) won the awards for the best character roles. Sajeev Pazhoor, a journalist won the award for the best script for the film ‘Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum’.
Kerala State Film Awards 2017
Best Film – Ottamuri Velicham
Best Director – Lijo Jose Pellissery
Best Actor – Indrans
Best Actress- Parvathy
Best Supporting Actor – Alancier
Best Supporting Actress – Pauly Valsan
Best Music Director – M.K Arjunan Master
BEST BGM – Gopi Sundar
Best Lyricist – Prabha Varma
Best Male singer – Shahabaz Aman
Best Female singer – Sithara Krishnakumar
Best Child Actor – Abhinand
Best child Actress – Nakshathra
Best Story – M.A Nishad
Best Screenplay – ThondiMuthalum Driksaakshiyum
Best Adapted screenplay – Eden
Best Choreographer – Prasanna Master
Best Popular Movie – Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu
Best Debut Director – Mahesh Narayan
Special Jury mention – Vijay Menon, Vineetha Koshy