Mumbai: In a first of its kind felicitation ceremony held in Trivandrum on 5th October, 2010, the Kerala Chief Minister V. Achutanandan, the leader of the opposition Oommen Chandy and the film makers association hosted a function to honor the efforts of the makers of Kutty Srank which recently struck gold at the National Film Awards 2010.
The winners which include producer Reliance BIG Pictures (Mahesh Ramanathan), director Shaji N Karun, screenplay writers Hari Krishnan and P F Mathews, costumes designer Jayakumar, cinematographer Anjuli Shukla, editor A Sreekar Prasad and actress Padmapriya were all felicitated at the function.
This is not only the first time such a felicitation ceremony was held in Kerela, but also the first time that a Malayalam film bagged five National Awards. The function was followed by the screening of the film.
Kutty Srank, Reliance BIG Pictures' first Malayalam production released on 23rd July and re-released again on 24th September. The film continues to run in theatres.