21st Asianet Film Awards

The 21st Asianet Film Awards, honoring the best Malayalam films of 2018, was held on 6 and 7 April 2019 near at FACT Sports Association Ground, Kalamassery, Kochi.[1] The show was hosted by Nyla Usha, Govind Padmasoorya and Prathibha Sai.[2]

21st Asianet Film Awards
Awarded forBest of cinema in 2018
Date6, 7 April 2019
LocationKochi
Country India
Presented by
Television/radio coverage
NetworkAsianet & Asianet Plus

Winners and nominationsEdit

Table key
  Indicates the winner
Category Winner Director and Producer/Film
Best Film
Sudani From Nigeria   Sameer Thahir and Shyju Khalid
Kayamkulam Kochunni Rosshan Andrrews and Gokulam Gopalan
Ee.Ma.Yau. Lijo Jose Pellissery and Aashiq Abu, Rajesh George Kulangara
Odiyan V. A. Shrikumar Menon and Antony Perumbavoor
Best Director
Lijo Jose Pellissery   Ee.Ma.Yau
Sathyan Anthikad Njan Prakashan
M. Mohanan Aravindante Athidhikal
Amal Neerad Varathan
Best Actor
Mohanlal   Kayamkulam Kochunni, Odiyan
Fahadh Faasil Varathan, Njan Prakashan
Mammootty Abrahaminte Santhathikal, Uncle
Jayasurya Captain, Njan Marykutty
Best Actress
Manju Warrier   Aami, Mohanlal, Odiyan
Parvathy Koode, My Story
Aishwarya Lekshmi Varathan
Nazriya Nazim Koode
Most Popular Film
Kayamkulam Kochunni   Rosshan Andrrews
Njan Prakashan Sathyan Anthikad
Aravindante Athidhikal M. Mohanan
Captain Prajesh Sen
Most Popular Actor
Prithviraj Sukumaran   Koode, Ranam
Fahadh Faasil Varathan, Njan Prakashan
Tovino Thomas Theevandi, Oru Kuprasidha Payyan, Ente Ummante Peru
Nivin Pauly Hey Jude, Kayamkulam Kochunni
Most Popular Actress
Aishwarya Lekshmi   Varathan
Nazriya Nazim Koode
Parvathy Koode, My Story
Anu Sithara Captain, Oru Kuprasidha Payyan
Best Character Actor
Suraj Venjaramoodu   Kuttanpillayude Sivarathri, Theevandi, Njan Marykutty
Biju Menon Padayottam, Aanakkallan
Joju George Joseph
Soubin Shahir Sudani from Nigeria
Best Character Actress
Anusree   Aadhi
Miya Parole, Ente Mezhuthiri Athazhangal
Nimisha Sajayan Oru Kuprasidha Payyan
Nazriya Nazim Koode
Best Supporting Actor
Siddique   Hey Jude
Soubin Shahir Sudani From Nigeria
Renji Panicker Bhayanakam, Captain
Dileesh Pothan Various
Best Supporting Actress
Savithri Sreedharan & Sarasa Balusserry   Sudani From Nigeria
Aditi Ravi Kuttanadan Marpappa
Shanthi Krishna Kuttanadan Marpappa
Sshivada Chanakya Thanthram
Best Actor in a Negative role
Rahman   Ranam
Sharaf U Dheen Varathan
Prakash Raj Odiyan
Chemban Vinod Jose Maradona
Best Music Director
M Jayachandran   Odiyan, Koode
Kailas Menon Theevandi
Shaan Rahman Aravindante Athidhikal
Gopi Sundar Kayamkulam Kochunni, Ente Ummante Peru
Best Lyricist
B.K. Harinarayanan   Theevandi, Aravindante Athidhikal, Ira
Rafeeq Ahammed Aami, Odiyan
Jyothish Queen
Shobin Kannangatu Kayamkulam Kochunni
Best Playback Singer (Male)
Vijay Yesudas   Joseph
K. S. Harisankar Theevandi
P. Jayachandran Captain
Vineeth Sreenivasan Aravindante Athidhikal
Best Screenplay
Sreenivasan   Njan Prakashan
P. F. Mathews Ee.Ma.Yau.
Harikrishnan Odiyan
Bobby–Sanjay Kayamkulam Kochunni

Other winnersEdit

Category Winner Film(s)
Best Playback Singer (Female) Shreya Ghoshal Odiyan
Best Actor in a Humorous Role Hareesh Kanaran Various
Best New Face Actor Kalidas Jayaram Poomaram
Best New Face Actress Neeta Pillai Poomaram
Best Star Couple Shane Nigam and Nimisha Sajayan Eeda
Most Popular Tamil Actress Trisha 96
Best Editor Vivek Harshan Varathan

Special awardsEdit

Category Winner Work
Lifetime Achievement Award Sreekumaran Thampi For his lifetime contribution to Malayalam film industry as a Lyricist, director and screenwriter.
Golden Star Award Jayaram For his contribution to Malayalam film industry being as a versatile actor.
Honour Special Jury Award Urvashi For her contribution to Malayalam film industry in 2018 as an actress in the movies Ente Ummante Peru and Aravindante Athidhikal.
Joju George For his contribution to Malayalam film industry in 2018 as an actor in the movie Joseph.
Evergreen Entertainer Mukesh For being a complete actor and a public representative.
Performer of the year Tovino Thomas For his enchanting performance throughout all his movies in the year 2018.

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Asianet to telecast Asianet Films Awards 2019 on 6,7 April". televisionpost.com. 27 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Asianet Film Awards 2019 Winners List: Mohanlal, Manju Warrier, Prithviraj & Others Bag Top Honours!". filmibeat.com. 22 March 2019.