Mammootty has won the best actor award for his performances in Paleri Manikyam, Pazhassiraja and Loudspeaker in the first BhimaSurya film awards.
The best actress award went to Padmapriya for her performance in Pazhassiraja and Bhoomi Malayalam. Yesudas and O N V Kurup bagged the special jury award for their valuable contributions to cinema.
T E Vasudevan and M C Punnoose (Appachan Navodaya) won the Lifetime Achievement Awards.
Rithu, directed by Syamaprasad, won the award for the best film. The film also secured Syamaprasad the award for best director. Reema Kallingal bagged a special jury award for her performance in the film. Pazhassiraja won the award for the best popular film with artistic value.
Jagadeesh won the best comedian award for his performance in To Harihar Nagar. Jagathy Sreekumar got the award for the best villain for his role in Passenger. M T Vasudevan Nair was adjudged the best scriptwriter for his works Pazhassiraja and Neelathamara.
The best female playback singer award went to Shreya Goshal for the rendition of songs in Banaras. M G Sreekumar won the best male singer award for the film Neelathamara. Banaras won the late Gireesh Puthencheri award and M Jayachandran the awards for the best lyricist and best music director.
Bijipal bagged the best background music award for Paleri Manikyam and Passenger.
Indrans bagged the best supporting actor award and Swetha Menon the best supporting actress award for their performances in Raamanam' and Paleri Manikyam respectively.
Renjith Sankar was declared the best debut director for his film Passenger. Baby Niveditha bagged the best child artist award for her performance in Bhramaram. The best debut actor and actress award went to Nishan and Archana Kavi for their performances in Rithu and Neelathamara respectively. Beena Paul won the best editor award for the film Pathamnilayile Theevandi.
Harikumar Madhavan Nair was declared the best sound recordist for the film Loudspeaker. Shobi Thilakan and Sreedevi bagged the awards for best male and female dubbing artistes for Pazhassiraja and Neelathamara respectively.
T V Chandran and Sasikumar won the special jury award for Bhoomimalayalam and Loudspeaker respectively. The awards were announced by jury chairman actor Madhu in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday.