The Padmarajan Memorial Trust’s Film / Literary Awards 2020 has been announced in the name of the renowned director and writer P Padmarajan.
Geo Baby (The Great Indian Kitchen) won the Best Director award. Jayaraj (Picture: Hasyam) won the Best Screenplay Award. The award was decided by a committee comprising director Blessy Chairman and members Bina Ranjini and Sri Vijayakrishnan.
In the field of literature, Manoj Kuru’s Murinavu won the award for Best Novel. .K Rekha (Mango Curry in Angamaly and Your Bread and Wine) also won the award for Best Short Story Writer.
The literary awards were decided by a committee chaired by KC Narayanan and comprising Sharadakutty and Pradeep Panangad. Vijayakrishnan, chairman of the Padmarajan Memorial Trust, said the awards, to be presented on May 23, P Padmarajan’s birthday, would be presented later in the covid situation.