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The Asianet Film Awards is an award ceremony for films presented annually by Asianet, a Malayalam-language television network from the south-Indian state of Kerala. Asianet says that awards ceremony has been instituted to honour both artistic and technical excellence in the Malayalam language film industry.

Asianet Film Awards
Awarded forExcellence in cinematic achievements for Malayalam cinema
CountryIndia
Presented byAsianet TV Channel
First awarded1998
Websitehttp://asianetfilmawards.com/
Most frequent winners
Artist Wins Nominations
Mohanlal
14
Biju Menon
Mammootty
9
K S Chithra
7 9

Kavya Madhavan
Jayaram
Sreenivasan
7
M. Jayachandran
Prithviraj Sukumaran
6
Dileep
Manju Warrier
Dulquer Salmaan
Nivin Pauly
5
Most awards to a single film
Film Wins Nominations
Ennu Ninte Moideen (2015)
9 11
Thanmatra (2005)
8 12
Katha Thudarunnu (2010)
8 8

The awards ceremony was co-sponsored by Johnson & Johnson in the year 1998 later Lux took up the sponsorship in the next 5 years .Then Jiva soap in 2004 and then Ujala for many years. From 2016, function is sponsored by Nirapara. Bhima Jewellers took the title sponsor in 2018 event. The function is normally held in Kochi , Angamaly and Thiruvanathapuram cities in Kerala. It was also held twice in Dubai.

The most recent award was the 21st Asianet Film Awards which held on 6 and 7 April 2019 at Kochi.

Contents

Awards CategoriesEdit

Winner(s) shaded in light blue has the record of winning the most number of awards in the said category.

Awards for FilmEdit

Best FilmEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Film has been awarded since 1998.

Year Winner Director and Producer
1998 Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala C. Karunakaran
1999 Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal P. V. Gangadharan
2000 Narasimham Antony Perumbavoor
2001 Meghamalhar M. V. Shreyams Kumar
2002 Nandanam Ranjith
2003 Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum Prem Prakash
2004 Kaazcha Noushad Xavy and Manoj Mathew
2005 Achuvinte Amma P. V. Gangadharan
2006 Classmates P. K. Muraleedharan and Prakash Harikrishnan
2007 Kadha Parayumbol Sreenivasan and Mukesh
2008 Twenty 20 Dileep
2009 Pazhassi Raja Gokulam Gopalan
2010 Pranchiyettan and the Saint Ranjith
2011 Pranayam P. K. Sajeev and Anne Sajeev
2012 Ustad Hotel Listin Stephen
2013 Drishyam Antony Perumbavoor
2014 Iyobinte Pusthakam Amal Neerad and Fahadh Faasil
2015 Ennu Ninte Moideen Suresh Raj, Binoy Shankarath and Ragy Thomas
2016 Oppam Antony Perumbavoor
2017 Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum Sandip Senan and Anish M. Thomas
2018 Sudani From Nigeria Sameer Thahir and Shyju Khalid

Most Popular FilmEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Most Popular Film has been awarded since 2012.

Year Film Director
2012 Spirit Ranjith
2013 Drishyam Jeethu Joseph
2014 Bangalore Days Anjali Menon
2015 Premam Alphonse Putharen
2016 Pulimurugan Vysakh
Take Off Mahesh Narayan
2017 Aadu 2 Midhun Manuel Thomas
2018 Kayamkulam Kochunni Rosshan Andrrews

Awards for Actors/ActressesEdit

Best ActorEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Male Actor has been awarded since 1998.

Year Winner Film(s)
1998 Jayaram Sneham
1999 Kalabhavan Mani Vasantiyum Lakshmiyum Pinne Njanum
2000 Mammootty Arayannagalude Veedu
2001 Jayaram Theerthadanam
2002 Dileep Kunjikoonan
2003 Mohanlal Balettan
2004 Mammootty Kaazhcha, Vesham
2005 Mohanlal Thanmathra
2006 Mohanlal Kirtichakra
2007 Mammootty Ore Kadal, Big B, Kadha Parayumbol
2008 Mohanlal Madampi
2009 Mohanlal Evidam Swargamanu, Bhramaram
2010 Mammootty Pranchiyettan and the Saint, Kutty Srank, Best Actor
2011 Mohanlal Pranayam, Snehaveedu, Christian Brothers (film) , China Town
2012 Mohanlal Spirit, Run Babby Run, Grand Master
2013 Mammootty Kunjananthante Kada
2014 Mammootty Varsham, Munnariyippu
2015 Prithviraj Sukumaran Ennu Ninte Moideen
2016 Mohanlal Pulimurugan, Oppam
2017 Fahadh Faasil Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum
2018 Mohanlal Odiyan, Kayamkulam Kochunni

Best ActressEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Female Actor has been awarded since 1998.Manju warrier won 5 awards.

Year Winner Film(s)
1998 Manju Warrier Kanmadam
1999 Manju Warrier Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu, Pathram
2000 Samyuktha Varma Mazha, Madhuranombarakattu
2001 Samyuktha Varma Meghamalhar
2002 Kavya madhavan Oomappenninu Uriyadappayyan
2002 Navya Nair Nandanam
2003 Meera Jasmine Paadam Onnu: Oru Vilapam
2004 Meera Jasmine Perumazhakkalam
2005 Meera Jasmine Achuvinte Amma
2006 Padmapriya Karutha Pakshikal, Vadakkumnadhan
2007 Meera Jasmine Ore Kadal, Vinodayathra
2008 Gopika Veruthe Oru Bharya
2009 Kavya Madhavan Banaras
2010 Nayantara Bodyguard
2011 Kavya Madhavan Khaddama, Bhaktha Janangalude Sradhakku
2012 Kavya Madhavan Bavuttiyude Namathil
2013 Amala Paul Oru Indian Pranayakatha
2014 Manju Warrier How Old Are You
2015 Parvathy Thiruvothu Ennu Ninte Moideen, Charlie
2016 Manju Warrier Vettah
2017 Parvathy Thiruvothu Take Off
2018 Manju Warrier Aami, Odiyan

  • ^Note 1 : Meera Jasmine is the only actress till time who has won the award three times constantly in a row.

Most Popular ActorEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Most Popular Actor has been awarded since 2007.

Year Film Director
2007 Mohanlal Hallo, Chotta Mumbai
2008 Jayaram Veruthe Oru Bharya
2009 Not awarded
2010 Dileep Bodyguard, Pappy Appacha, Karyasthan, Marykkundoru Kunjaadu
2011 Jayaram Seniors, Swapna Sanchari, Makeup Man
2012 Prithviraj Sukumaran Hero, Ayalum Njanum Thammil
2013 Prithviraj Sukumaran Various Films
2014 Biju Menon Vellimoonga
2015 Nivin Pauly Premam
2016 Nivin Pauly Jacobinte Swargarajyam
2017 Jayasurya Aadu 2, Punyalan Private Limited
2018 Prithviraj Sukumaran Koode, Ranam

Most Popular ActressEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Most Popular Actress has been awarded since 2009.

Year Film Director
2009 Raai Laxmi Evidam Swargamanu
2010 Mamta Mohandas The Thriller, Anwar
2011 Samvrutha Sunil Swapna Sanchari, Manikiakkallu
2012 Mamta Mohandas My Boss, Arike
2013 Namitha Pramod Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum
2014 Nazriya Nazim Om Shanthi Oshaana
2015 Not awarded
2016 Sai Pallavi Kali
Anu Sithara Ramante Edanthottam
2017 Prayaga Martin Ramaleela
2018 Aishwarya Lekshmi Varathan

Best Supporting ActorEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Supporting Actor - Male has been awarded since 1998.

Year Winner Film(s)
1998 Unknown recipient
1999 Biju Menon Pathram, Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu
2000 Biju Menon Cover Story, Millennium Stars
2001 Innocent Ravanaprabhu
2002 Jagathy Sreekumar Meesa Madhavan
2003 Not awarded
2004 Innocent Vesham
2005 Nedumudi Venu Thanmathra
2006 Unknown recipient
2007 Jagathy Sreekumar Rock N Roll, Hallo
2008 Innocent Innathe Chintha Vishayam
2009 Sreenivasan Makante Achan, Passenger
2010 Nedumudi Venu Kadha Thudarunnu, Best Actor
2011 Innocent Snehaveedu, Swapna Sanchari
2012 Shankar Ramakrishnan Spirit, Bavuttiyude Namathil
2013 Siddique Drishyam
2014 Tini Tom Vellimoonga
2015 Saikumar Ennu Ninte Moideen
2016 Renji Panicker Jacobinte Swargarajyam
2017 Alencier Ley Lopez Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum
2018 Siddique Hey Jude

Best Supporting ActressEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Supporting Actor - Female has been awarded since 1998.

Year Winner Film(s)
1998 Sukumari Samaantharangal
1999 Praveena Vasantiyum Lakshmiyum Pinne Njanum
2000 K. P. A. C. Lalitha Various
2001 Bindu Panicker Narendra Makan Jayakanthan Vaka
2002 Bhavana Nammal
2003 Not awarded
2004 Gopika Vesham
2005 Bhavana Daivanamathil
2006 Sukumari Various
2007 K. P. A. C. Lalitha Thaniye, Nasrani
2008 Samvrutha Sunil Minnaminnikoottam
2009 Unknown recipient
2010 Lakshmi Priya Kadha Thudarunnu
2011 K. P. A. C. Lalitha Snehaveedu
2012 Lena Spirit
2013 Asha Sarath Drishyam
2014 Parvathy Thiruvothu Bangalore Days
2015 Kalpana Charlie
2016 Sethu Lakshmi Pulimurugan, Annmariya Kalippilannu
2017 Srinda Arhaan Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela, Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol
2018 Savithri Sreedharan & Sarasa Balusserry Sudani From Nigeria

Best Character ActorEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Character Actor has been awarded since 2010.

Year Winner Film(s)
2006 Saikumar Chakkara Muthu
2010 Innocent Kadha Thudarunnu
2011 Biju Menon Snehaveedu, Seniors, Ulakam Chuttum Valiban
2012 Biju Menon Run Baby Run, Ordinary
2013 Nedumudi Venu North 24 Kaatham
2014 Anoop Menon 1983
2015 Biju Menon Anarkali, Madhura Naranga
2016 Biju Menon Anuraga Karikkin Vellam
2017 Suraj Venjaramoodu Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum
2018 Suraj Venjaramoodu Kuttanpillayude Sivarathri, Theevandi, Njan Marykutty

Best Character ActressEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Character Actress has been awarded since 2010.

Year Winner Film(s)
2006 Radhika Classmates
2007 Not awarded
2008 Samvrutha Sunil Minnaminnikoottam
2009 Shweta Menon Paleri Manikyam: Oru Pathirakolapathakathinte Katha (film)
2010 Samvrutha Sunil Cocktail
2011 Ananya Dr. Love, Seniors
2012 Shweta Menon Ozhimuri
2013 Meena Drishyam
2014 Asha Sarath Varsham
2015 Lena Ennu Ninte Moideen
2016 Anusree Maheshinte Prathikaaram
2017 Shanthi Krishna Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela
2018 Anusree Aadhi

Best Actor in a Negative RoleEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Villain Role has been awarded since 2006.

Year Winner Film(s)
2006 Siddique Bada Dosth, Prajapathi
2007 Kalabhavan Mani Chotta Mumbai
2008 Siddique Madampi
2009 Lalu Alex Evidam Swargamanu
2010 Asif Ali Apoorvaragam
2011 Siddique August 15
2012 Murali Gopy Ee Adutha Kaalathu
2013 Kalabhavan Shajon Drishyam
2014 Jayasurya Iyobinte Pusthakam
2015 Nedumudi Venu Oru Second Class Yathra, Rudra Simhasanam
2016 Jagapathi Babu Pulimurugan
2018 Rahman Ranam

Best Actor in a Humorous RoleEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Comic Role has been awarded since 2006.

Year Winner Film(s)
2006 Innocent Rasathanthram, Yes Your Honour
2007 Suraj Venjaramood Hello
2008 Saleem Kumar Annan Thambi
2009 Jagadish 2 Harihar Nagar
2010 Suraj Venjaramoodu Various films
2011 Suraj Venjaramoodu Various films
2012 Baburaj Mayamohini
2013 Biju Menon Romans
2014 Suraj Venjaramood Cousins
2015 Aju Varghese Various films
2016 Sharaf U Dheen Happy Wedding, Paavada
2017 Dharmajan Bolgatty Various films
2018 Hareesh Kanaran Aanakkallan, Oru Pazhaya Bomb Kadha, Street lights, Shikkari Shambhu, Padayottam, Kalyanam, Mangalyam Thanthunanena, Ente Ummante Peru, Thattumpurath Achuthan

Best New Face of the Year (Male)Edit

The Asianet Film Award for Best New Face of the Year - Male has been awarded since 2005.

Year Winner Film(s)
2005 Arjun Lal Thanmathra
2006 Skanda Ashok Notebook
2007 Rejith Menon Goal
2008 Vineeth Sreenivasan Cycle
2009 Nishan Nannaiah Ritu
2010 Nivin Pauly Malarvaadi Arts Club
2011 Unni Mukundan Bombay March 12
2012 Not awarded
2014 Farhaan Faasil Njan Steve Lopez
2015 Not awarded
2016 Gokul Suresh Mudhugauv
2017 Appani Sarath Angamaly Diaries
2018 Kalidas Jayaram Poomaram

Best New Face of the Year (Female)Edit

The Asianet Film Award for Best New Face of the Year - Female has been awarded since 2001.

Year Winner Film(s)
1999 Samyuktha Varma Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal
2001 Nithya Das Ee Parakkum Thalika
2002 Jyothirmayi Meesa Madhavan
2003 Nayantara Manassinakkare
2004 Padmapriya Janakiraman Kaazhcha
2005 Meera Vasudevan Thanmathra
2006 Roma Notebook
2007 Lakshmi Rai Rock N Roll
2008 Meera Nandan Mulla
2009 Archana Jose Kavi Neelathaamara
2010 Ann Augustine Elsamma Enna Aankutty
2011 Richa Panai Vaadamalli
2012 Gauthami Nair Second Show
2013 Keerthy Suresh Geethanjali
2014 Nikki Galrani Vellimoonga, 1983
2015 Deepti Sati Nee-Na
2016 Aparna Balamurali Maheshinte Prathikaaram
2017 Aishwarya Lekshmi Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela
2018 Neeta Pillai Poomaram

Best Star PairEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Star Pair has been awarded since 2001.

Year Winner(s) Film(s)
2001 Biju Menon and Samyuktha Varma Meghamalhar
2002 Dileep and Kavya Madhavan Meesa Madhavan
2006 Jeeva and Gopika Keerthichakra
2007 Vinu Mohan and Bhama Nivedyam
2008 Jayasurya and Roma Minnaminnikoottam, Shakespeare M.A. Malayalam
2009 Jayasurya and Roma Utharaswayamvaram
2010 Kunchacko Boban and Archana Kavi Mummy & Me
2011 Asif Ali and Mythili Salt N' Pepper
2012 Nivin Pauly and Isha Talwar Thattathin Marayathu
2013 Nivin Pauly and Nazriya Nazim Neram
2014 Vineeth Sreenivasan and Namitha Pramod Ormayundo Ee Mukham
2015 Not awarded
2016 Asif Ali and Rajisha Vijayan Anuraga Karikkin Vellam
2017 Neeraj Madhav and Reba Monica John Paippin Chuvattile Pranayam
2018 Shane Nigam and Nimisha Sajayan Eeda

Youth Icon of the YearEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Youth Icon of the year has been awarded since 2009. Nivin Pauly and Kunchacko Boban holds the record of most reigns with two.

Year Winner(s) Film(s)
2009 Prithviraj Puthiya Mukham
2010 Jayasurya Happy Husbands, Cocktail, Nallavan, Four Friends
2011 Kunchacko Boban Seniors, Doctor Love, Sevens, Race
2012 Fahadh Faasil Padmasree Bharat Dr. Saroj Kumar, 22 Female Kottayam, Diamond Necklace
2013 Nivin Pauly Neram
2014 Kunchacko Boban Various Films
2015 Nivin Pauly Various Films
2016 Vineeth Sreenivasan Various Films
2017 Antony Varghese Angamaly Diaries

Best Child Artist (Male/Female)Edit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Child Artist (Male/Female) has been awarded since 2001. Baby Nivedita, Baby Anikha and Kalidas Jayaram holds the record of most reigns with two.

Year Winner Film(s)
2000 Master Aswin Thampy Saaphalyam
Baby Sanika Garshom
2001 Master Kalidas Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal
Baby Manjima Madhuranombarakattu
2002 Master Vighnesh Pularvettam
Master Appu Mookkuthy
2003 Master Kalidas Ente Veedu Appoontem
2004 Baby Sanusha Kaazhcha
Master Yash
2005 Baby Niranjana Naran, Thanmathra, Bharatchandran IPS
2006 Baby Malavika Karutha Pakshikal
Master Rohith Prajapathi
2007 Master Ganapathi Vinodayathra
2008 Baby Niveditha Innathe Chintha Vishayam
2009 Baby Niveditha Bhramaram, Kaana Kanmani
2010 Baby Anikha Kadha Thudarunnu
Master Alexander T D Dasan Std VI B
2011 Master Ananthapathmanathan Rathinirvedam
2012 Master Dhananjay Trivandrum Lodge
2013 Master Sanoop Philips and the Monkey Pen
2014 Amritha Anil How Old Are You? (film)
2015 Baby Meenakshi Amar Akbar Anthony
2016 Master Rudraksh Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho
2017 Baby Anikha The Great Father
2018 Not awarded

Technical AwardsEdit

Best DirectorEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Director has been awarded since 1998.

Year Winner Film(s)
1998 Sreenivasan Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala
1999 Shyama Prasad Agnisakshi
2000 Shaji Kailas Narasimham
2001 Kamal Meghamalhar
2002 Jayaraj Kannaki
2003 Sathyan Anthikkad Manassinakkare
2004 Kamal Perumazhakkalam
2005 Blessy Thanmatra
2006 Major Ravi Keerthichakra
2007 Lal Jose Arabikatha
2008 Akku Akbar Veruthe Oru Bharya
2009 Ranjith Paleri Manikyam : Oru Pathira Kolapathakathinte Katha
2010 Lal In Ghost House Inn
2011 Ranjith Indian Rupee
2012 Ranjith Spirit
2013 Lijo Jose Pellissery Amen
2014 Anjali Menon Bangalore Days
2015 Alphonse Putharen Premam
2016 Abrid Shine Action Hero Biju
2017 Mahesh Narayan Take off
2018 Lijo Jose Pellissery Ee.Ma.Yau

Best Script WriterEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Script Writer has been awarded since 1998.

Year Winner Film(s)
1998 Unknown recipient
1999 Lohithadas Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal
2000 Unknown recipient
2001 T. A. Razak Uthaman
2002 T. K. Rajiv Kumar Sesham
2003 Ranjith Mizhi Randilum
2004 T. A. Razak Perumazhakkalam
2005 Sreenivasan Udayananu Tharam
2006 James Albert Classmates
2007 Babu Thiruvalla Thaniye
Nedumudi Venu
2008 Gireesh Kumar Veruthe Oru Bharya
2009 Ranjith Shankar Passenger
2010 Sathyan Anthikkad Kadha Thudarunnu
2011 Bobby Sanjay Traffic
2012 Anjali Menon Ustad Hotel
2014 Gopan Chidambaram Iyobinte Pusthakam
2015 R. S. Vimal Ennu Ninte Moideen
2016 Bibin George Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan
Vishnu Unnikrishnan
2017 Sajeev Pazhoor Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum
2018 Sreenivasan Njan Prakashan

Best CinematographerEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Cinematographer has been awarded since 1998.

Year Winner Film(s)
1998 Unknown recipient
1999 Vipin Mohan Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal
2000 Unknown recipient
2001 Venugopal Meghamalhar
2002 K. Rajagopalan Nammal
2003 S. Kumar Pattalam
2004 Unknown recipient
2005 S. Kumar Udayananu Tharam
2006 Santosh Thundiyil Palunku
2007 Manoj Pillai Rock & Roll, Arabikatha
2008] Santosh Thundiyil Aakasha Gopuram
2009 Ajayan Vincent Bhramaram
2010 Venu Kadha Thudarunnu, Pranchiyettan and the Saint
2011 Madhu Ambat Adaminte Makan Abu
2012 Jomon T. John Thattathin Marayathu
2014 Amal Neerad Iyobinte Pusthakam'
2015 Jomon T. John Ennu Ninte Moideen, Charlie
2016 Shaji Kumar Pulimurugan

Best EditingEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Editing has been awarded since 1998.

Year Winner Film(s)
1998 Unknown recipient
1999 Sreekar Prasad Olympiyan Anthony Adam
2000 K. Sankunni Pathram
2001 Beena Paul Meghamalhar
2002 Unknown recipient
2003 Ranjan Abraham C. I. D. Moosa
2004 Unknown recipient
2005 Ranjan Abraham Various
2006 Ranjan Abraham Classmates
2007 Narayanan Thaniye
2008 Ranjan Abraham Veruthe Oru Bharya
2009 Vijay Shanker Bhramaram
2010 Arun Kumar Cocktail
2012 Arun Kumar Ee Adutha Kalathu
2014 Beena Paul Munnariyippu
2015 Mahesh Narayan Ennu Ninte Moideen
2016 M.S.Ayyappan Nair Oppam
Johnkutty Pulimurugan
2017 Kiran Das Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum
2018 Vivek Harshan Varathan

Awards for MusicEdit

Best Music DirectorEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Music Director has been awarded since 1998.

Year Winner Film(s)
1998 Unknown recipient
1999 Mohan Sithara Deepasthambham Mahascharyam, Vasantiyum Lakshmiyum Pinne Njanum
2000 Unknown recipient
2001 M. G. Radhakrishnan Kattu Vannu Vilichappol
2002 Kaithapram Vishwanathan Nambudiri Kannaki
2003 M. Jayachandran Gaurisankaram
2004 M. Jayachandran Perumazhakkalam, Mampazhakkalam
2005 M. G. Radhakrishnan Anandabhadram
2006 Raveendran Vadakkumnadhan
2007 M. Jayachandran Nivedyam
2008 Vidyasagar Mulla
2009 Deepak Dev Puthiya Mukham
2010 M. G. Sreekumar Oru Naal Varum
2011 M. Jayachandran Pranayam, Rathinirvedam
2012 Gopi Sundar Ustad Hotel
2013 Prashant Pillai Amen
2014 Gopi Sundar Various films
2015 Rajesh Murugesan Premam
2016 4 Musics Oppam
2017 Bijibal Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum
2018 M Jayachandran Koode, Odiyan

Best LyricistEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Lyricist has been awarded since 1998.

Year Winner Film(s)
1998 Unknown recipient
1999 Yusuf Ali Kechery Deepasthambham Mahascharyam
2000 Unknown recipient
2001 O. N. V. Kurup Meghamalhar
2002 O. N. V. Kurup Ente Hridhayathinte Utama
2003 Vayalar Sarath Chandra Varma Mizhi Randilum
2004 Gireesh Puthenchery Mampazhakkalam
2005 Kaithapram Namboothiri Anandabhadram
2006 Gireesh Puthenchery Vadakkumnadhan
2007 Anil Panachooran Kadha Parayumbol, Arabikatha
2008 Gireesh Puthenchery Madambi
2009 Vayalar Sarath Chandra Varma Neelathaamara
2010 Murukan Kattakada Oru Naal Varum
2011 O. N. V. Kurup Pranayam
2012 Rafeeq Ahmed Ustad Hotel
2014 Rafeeq Ahmed How Old Are You
2015 Rafeeq Ahmed Ennu Ninte Moideen
2016 B.K. Harinarayanan Oppam
2017 Rafeeq Ahmed Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum, Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol
2018 B.K. Harinarayanan Theevandi, Aravindante Athidhikal, Ira

Best Playback Singer (Male)Edit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer has been awarded since 1998.

Year Winner Film(s)
1998 Unknown recipient
1999 Jayachandran Niram
2000 K. J. Yesudas Various
2001 Jayachandran Raavanaprabhu
2002 Vidhu Prathap Nammal
2003 M.G. Sreekumar Manassinakkare
2004 M. Jayachandran Perumazhakkalam
2005 M. G. Sreekumar Thanmathra, Anandabhadram
2006 G. Venugopal Baba Kalyani
2007 Madhu Balakrishnan Rock N Roll
2008 M. G. Sreekumar Innathe Chintha Vishayam
2009 Shankar Mahadevan Puthiya Mukham
2010 Hariharan Kadha Thudarunnu
2011 Hariharan Snehaveedu
2012 Vijay Yesudas Spirit
2013 Vijay Yesudas Memories
2014 Haricharan Bangalore Days
2015 Vijay Yesudas Premam
2016 Not awarded
2017 Shahabaz Aman Mayaanadhi
2018 Vijay Yesudas Joseph

Best Playback Singer (Female)Edit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer has been awarded since 1998.

Year Winner Film(s)
1998 Sujatha Mohan Pranayavarnangal
1999 K. S. Chitra Megham
2000 K. S. Chithra Mazha
2001 Sujatha Mohan Soothradharan
2002 Jyotsna Nammal
2003 K. S. Chithra Mizhi Randilum
2004 Sujatha Mohan Mampazhakkalam
2005 K. S. Chithra Achuvinte Amma
2006 Manjari Rasathanthram
2007 K. S. Chithra Hallo
2008 Shweta Mohan Novel
2009 K. S. Chithra Pazhassiraja
2010 Shreya Ghoshal Aagathan
2011 Shreya Ghoshal Rathinirvedam
2012 K. S. Chithra Thalsamayam Oru Penkutty
2013 Mridula Warrier Kalimannu
2014 Shweta Mohan Ottamandaram
2015 Vaikom Vijayalakshmi Oru Vadakkan Selfie
2016 Not awarded
2017 Shweta Mohan Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol
2018 Shreya Ghoshal Odiyan

Special Award(s)Edit

Lifetime Achievement AwardEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Lifetime Achievement has been awarded since 1998.

Year Winner Profession
1998 Aranmula Ponnamma Actress
1999 P. Bhaskaran Lyricist, director
2000 K. Raghavan Music director
2001 Thilakan Actor
2002 Madhu Actor
2003 M. T. Vasudevan Nair Scriptwriter
2004 Jagathy Sreekumar Actor
2005 Sukumari Actress
2006 Shobana Parameswaran Nair Producer
2007 Sreenivasan Actor
2008 K. J. Yesudas Singer
2009 P. V. Gangadharan Producer
2010 Amitabh Bachchan Actor
2011 Shah Rukh Khan Actor
2012 Not awarded
2013 Innocent Actor
2015 K. J. Yesudas Singer
2016 M. T. Vasudevan Nair Screenplay writer
2017 Nedumudi Venu Actor
2018 Sreekumaran Thampi Director, Lyricist, Screenwriter

Honour Special Jury AwardEdit

The Asianet Film Honour Special Jury Award has been awarded since 2005.

Year Winner(s) Work
2018 Urvashi Actress (Ente Ummante Peru, Aravindante Athidhikal)
Joju George Actor (Joseph)
2017 Joju George Actor (Udaharanam Sujatha)
Soubin Shahir Director (Parava)
2016 Peter Hein Action Master (Pulimurugan)
Sijoy Varghese Actor (James & Alice)
2015 Sai Pallavi Actress (Premam)
Vijayaraghavan Actor (Various Films)
2013 Dileep Actor (Various Films)
2012 Manoj K. Jayan Actor (Various Films)
Kunchako Boban
Anoop Menon
2011 Jaya Prada Actress (Pranayam)
2010 Karthi Actor (Various Films)
Sreenivasan Actor (Athma Kadha)
2009 Kamal Haasan Actor, director (Various Films)
Resul Pookutty Sound designer
R. Sarathkumar Actor (Various Films)
Vivek
Suman
2008 Vimala Raman Actress (Various Films)
Major Ravi Director
Priyadarsan Director
2007 Jackie Shroff Actor (Various Films)
Rosshan Andrrews Director
Lakshmi Sharma Actress (Various Films)
2006 Simran Bagga Actress (Various Films)
2005 Vikram Actor (Various Films)
2004 Dileep Actor (Kathavasheshan)
Kavya Madhavan Actress (Perumazhakkalam)

Other special awardsEdit

A special award has been given by Asianet since 2009.

Year Winner(s) Award
2018 Mukesh Evergreen Entertainer
Tovino Thomas Performer of the year
Jayaram Golden Star of the year
2017 Kunchacko Boban Critics Award for Best Actor
Tovino Thomas Performer of the year
Dulquer Salmaan Golden Star of the year
2016 Mukesh Multifaceted personality of the year
Dulquer Salmaan Critics Award for Best Actor
Maheshinte Prathikaaram Critics Award for Best Film
2015 Mammootty Millennium Actor Award
2014 Mohanlal Special Commemoration - For 35 years in Malayalam Film Industry
Jayaram Asianet Golden Star of the Year
Dulquer Salmaan Star of the Year
Fahad Fasil Performer of the Year
2013 Shah Rukh Khan International Icon of Indian Cinema
Mohanlal Millennium Actor Award
2012 Mammootty Guest of Honour Award
Kamal Hassan Guest of Honour Award
Prakash Raj Asianet Golden Star Award
Jacqueline Fernandez Most Stylish Bollywood Actress
Jayaram Special commemoration - 25 year in the industry
2011 Asin Pride of Kerala in Bollywood
Vidya Balan Most Popular in Hindi
R. Madhavan Asianet Golden Star Award
Mammootty Cultural Icon of Kerala
2010 Mohanlal Asianet Golden Star Award
2009 Mammootty Asianet Millennium Star Award

Popular actor / actress TamilEdit

Year Winner(s) Award
2010 Vijay Most Popular Tamil Actor
2011 Dhanush Most Popular Tamil Actor
2012 Not awarded
2013 Kamal Hassan Best Tamil Actor
2014 Not awarded
2015 Vikram Most Popular Tamil Actor
2015 Trisha Most Popular Tamil Actress
2016 Tamannaah Bhatia Most Popular Tamil Actress
2017 Keerthy Suresh Most Popular Tamil Actress
2018 Trisha Most Popular Tamil Actress

Former AwardsEdit

Most Popular DuetEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Most Popular Duet was only awarded in the year 2016.

Year Winner Film(s)
2016 Unni Menon Jacobinte Swargarajyam
Sitaara

Most Popular SingerEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Most Popular Singer was awarded in the year 2012 only.

Year Winner Film(s)
2012 Remya Nambeesan Thattathin Marayathu

Best Feature Film on National IntegrationEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration was awarded in the years 2006 and 2010.

Year Film(s) Director
2006 Kirtichakra Major Ravi
2010 Kandahar Major Ravi
2011 Urumi Santosh Sivan
2012 Spirit Ranjith

Best Sound RecordistEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Sound Recordist was awarded in the years 2001, 2002, 2005 and 2006.

Year Winner Film(s)
2001 Krishnan Unni Kattu Vannu Vilichappol
2002 Harikumar Kannaki
2005 Shaji Madhavan Naran
2006 Vinod Karutha Pakshikal
Anoop
Ajith

Best Makeup ArtistEdit

The Asianet Film Award for Best Makeup Artist was awarded in the years 2001 to 2003.

Year Winner Film(s)
2001 Salim Raavanaprabhu
P V Shankar
2002 Pattanam Rasheed Kunjikoonan
2003 Pandyan Manassinakkare

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