Director Vijith Nambiar bags Bharath Murali award

Director Vijith Nambiar has bagged the 9th edition of Bharath Murali award for the best debutant director. He won the award for his film ‘Munthiri Monchan’, a musical drama. Thrissur based Manasu Kalavedi constituted the award in memory of actor Bharath Murali.

The award jury noted that the award winning movie is a well-crafted film in popular format with importance to music and has brilliant coordination of sub-stories. The jury including MA Rahman, scriptwriter Shailesh Divakaran and artist Sudheesh Kandambulli selected Vijith Nambiar for the award.

The award carries a cash prize of Rs 10,001, citation and memento.

The award ceremony will be held in September at Sahitya Akademi hall in Thrissur, informed co-ordinator MC Rajanarayanan, PM Krishna Kumar, Unni and Surendra Panicker. Asianet Online