Amrita TV shines at Kerala state TV awards

MUMBAI: Amrita Television recorded a rich haul in the Kerala state television awards for the year 2005. The one-year old channel won as many as 14 awards, including important titles such as best telefilm, script, actor, actress, cinematography, music director, art director and best story.

In the Telefilms category, Annum Mazhayayirunnu directed by B Unnikrishnan emerged as the winner. Doordarshan's Agnisakshi, directed by Sreejith Paleri, was chosen as the second best teleserial. M Mohanan won the award for best script writer for Samasya telecast by Amrita. The jury found no winner in the teleserial category.

Siddique won the best actor award for his performance in Annum Mazhayayirunnu and Samasya. P.Sreekumar got the supporting actor award for his performance in 'Annum Mazhayayirunnu'. K P Sivakumar received the best director award for his telefilm Kuttilekku aired by Jeevan TV. Amma, a telefilm directed by John Paul and aired by Amrita TV, won the award for the best story.

Ambili Devi and Sona Nair won the best actress and supporting actress award respectively for their performances in Amma and Samasya. Sanusha was adjudged the best child artiste for her performance in Violin aired by Asianet.

In the news section, Praleyasmitham Kailasam directed by Vinod Mankara and aired by Asianet won the best documentary award. R S Ajan won the best director award for his documentary Everyday Heroes aired by ACV.

S Saratchandran of Kairali TV won the best newsreader award while C M Mochita won the best compere award. V R Sudheesh of Asianet won the best interviewer award while P Shajahan of Asianet won the best investigative journalist award.

The award for the best critical writing on TV programmes went to S D Prins for his column Telikalam in the Madhyamam Weekly.

Jury chairman Vijayakrishnan announced the awards. The judging panel also included George Onakkur, Harikumar and Chalachitra Academy chairman T K Rajeev Kumar.

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