Manappuram Finance Managing Director V P Nandakumar has inaugurated the FMB award distribution function. Pegasus Chairman Dr Ajit Ravi and FMB award jury members Roy Manappalil and Salam Bappu have participated in the event. The awards have been distributed by these four legends.
Indrans and Seema G Nair have won the awards for their excellence in the art of acting. Meanwhile, Haneef Adeni has been given the award for the Best Newcomer Director for the film Great Father.
In the media sector, Vanambadi (Asianet, Avantika Creations) has secured the award for the Best Serial. Meanwhile, K K Rajeev (Surya TV, Ayalathe Sundari) has achieved the Best Scriptwriter award In the news media sector, when George Mundakkal (Asianet News) has grabbed the award for the Best Editor, the Best News Anchor-Male and Best News Anchor-Female have been wristed by Gopi Krishnan K R (Media One) and Siji UnniKrishnan (Jeevan TV) respectively. Meanwhile, the Manorama News’ satirical news comedy program ‘Thiruva Ehirva’, which is presented by Saneesh TK, has won the Best Satirical Comedy Program award. Notably, the Mathrubumi News’ interview program ‘Show Guru’ (Aneesh) has secured the award for the Best Interview Program.
The Manappuram Minnale (FMB) award is offered to felicitate those who excel in the field of film and television, says Dr Ajit Ravi.
Manappuram Finance Limited, DQue watches, Unique Times, Kalpana International, World Peace and Diplomacy Organisation, Parakkat Resorts, Confederation of International Accreditation Commission, UT TV Channel and Aiswarya Advertising are the event partners of the FMB award.