Updated: Sep 2
Kunchacko Boban and Mammootty in the Running for Best Actor at Kerala State Film Awards.
Today will see the announcement of the Kerala State Film Awards 2023, and the competition for Best Actor is anticipated to be tight. The two front-runners are Kunchacko Boban and Mammootty, both of whom have been in critically acclaimed movies this year.
Numerous commentators have lauded Boban's performance in Nna Thaan Case Kodu, describing it as one of his greatest to date. The dark comedy directed by Ratheesh Poduval centers on a small-time burglar who finds himself in a succession of perilous circumstances.
In contrast, Mammootty is competing in three movies for the Best Actor prize: Rorschach, Puzhu, and Nanpakal Nerathu Mayakkam. The three movies have gotten positive reviews from reviewers, and Mammootty has given stellar performances in each of them.
In addition to Boban and Mammootty, actors Biju Menon, Jayaram, and Tovino Thomas are also competing for the Best Actor honor. It will be intriguing to watch who wins the top prize when the award is announced later today.
About the Kerala State Film Awards
The top cinema honors in Kerala are known as the Kerala State Cinema Awards. They are given out annually by the Keralan government to movies and people who have significantly influenced the Malayalam cinema industry. The awards have been given out annually since they were first introduced in 1969.
Several categories, including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Supporting Actor/Actress, are included in the Kerala State Film Awards. Additionally, technical distinctions like Best Cinematography, Best Editing, and Best Music are recognized with awards.
A significant occasion in the Malayalam cinema industry is the Kerala State Cinema Awards. They serve as a means of honoring and celebrating the accomplishments of Malayalam performers and filmmakers. The awards also aid in spreading awareness of Malayalam films to a larger audience.
Watch this space for the 2023 Kerala State Film Awards announcement!