Mazhavil Manorama premiered its first award show “Mazhavil Entertainment Awards” to honour the creative brilliance within the realm of entertainment in Kerala.
The 6-hour long award gala was held at the Adlux International Convention Centre on the 5th of May 2019 and featured various performances from eminent stars both from within and outside the Malayalam film industry.
The event will be telecast as two parts on May 18th and 19th from 7 PM onwards on Mazhavil Manorama, Mazhavil Manorama HD, and Mazhavil Manorama International.
Singer K. J. Yesudas was awarded the title “All-time Entertainer”, while actor Mohanlal and veteran filmmaker Priyadarshan were honoured as the “Ultimate Entertainers”. “Njan Prakashan” was selected as the “Most Entertaining movie of the Year”, 2019. Prithviraj won the award for the Best Director with his directorial debut for “Lucifer”.
The “Best Actor” award was shared between Tovino Thomas and Fahad Fazil, while Aishwarya Lakshmi was conferred the title “Best Actress”. Other awards presented include the Best Song (Jeevamshamaayi – Theevandi), Best Character Role (Siddique), Best Villain (Sunny Wayne), Best Comic Role (Hareesh Kanaran), Best Pair (Asif Ali & Aishwarya Lakshmi), All-round Entertainer (Ramesh Pisharody), Best Debutant (Anna Ben), Best Choreography (Shereef Moideen), Best Stunt Direction (Silva), Social Media Influencer (Archana Kavi) and Original Digital Content (Karikku).
The event was rich with the presence of celebrities such as Innocent, Sheela, Bhadran, Sonakshi Sinha, Priyamani, Mamta, Parvati Thiruvoth, Benny P Nayarambalam, Prem Prakash, Sphadikam George, Nadirsha, Stephen Devassy, Mejo, many of whom also handed over the awards. Bollywood divas and Kerala’s sizzling beauties such as Bipasha Basu, Sonakshi Sinha, Malaika Arora, Shamna Kasim, Nikki Galrani and Saniya Iyappan added flair to the event with their performances. Kunchakko Boban and Ramesh Pisharody jointly hosted the event.
Along with the Prime sponsor Malabar Gold and Diamonds, brands such as Popees Baby Care Products, Fogg (Vini Cosmetics Private Limited), Swayamvara Silks, Pittappillil Agencies and m4marry.com are the other sponsors.