Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

2nd comedian brings national award for best actor to Kerala  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 17/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Suraj venjaramood shares the award with rajkumar rao

after salim kumar another comedian from malayalam has bagged the national awards for the best actor.

suraj venjaramood who started his career as a stand-up comedian shared the award with rajkumar rao for a serious role he played in an off-beat movie ‘perariyathavar’ directed by dr. biju. sourabh was selected for the award for his performance in jolly llb.

the malayalam comedian who donned character roles only in a few films in his career spanning two decades was selected for the award for the role of a sweeper he played in the film. the jury noted that he had displayed an outstanding performance by completely identifying with the character.

suraj had played the lead role along with another comedian indrans. the film speaks about the story of people living in the street and the problems they face in their lives. it focused on the marginalised section of the society who earned their living with much difficulty and lead life without any luxury.

perariyathavar had its story and screenplay by the director himself. k anil kumar produced this film under the banner of ambalakkara global films. suraj is the second comedian to bring home the national award for the best actor. salim kumar had won the award for his performance in adaminte makan in 2010.

with this award raj joins the select club of outstanding malayalam actors p j antony balan k nair mammootty mohanlal balachandra menon and suresh gopi. the actor said he never dreamt such a honour though he did well in perariyathavar.

suraj who was the son of a soldier wanted to join the army after completing his secondary school leaving certificate examination but he gave up the ambition after he broke his arm by falling from a bicycle. he also explored the option of becoming a mechanic but his talent for mimicry brought him to the film.

his breakthrough came when he acted in jagapoka a comedy program which was broadcast on kairali tv. he started his film career as a stand-up comedian. he is generally regarded for his artificial mockery of the trivandrum accent for which he is largely criticised.

the accent became popular in malayalam film industry after mamootty used this to make his role in rajamanikyam memorable. so far suraj has acted more than 100 films and played the hero role in the hit films duplicate. he was again given a lead role in thaskara lahala. his popular films include arabikatha ivar vivahitharayal annan thambi veruthe oru bharya lollypop gulumal: the escape and sakudumbam shyamala.

news?khaleejtimes.com

for more news from khaleej times follow us on facebook at facebook.com/khaleejtimes and on twitter at ?khaleejtimes

follow ?khaleejtimes -->


 


Khaleej Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Sep 26 2016 - Egypt's banking sector needs new policies to thrive: Booz Allen HamiltonDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Booz Allen Hamilton released a report entitled The New Economic Norm: How Egyptian Banks Must Adapt to Thrive, in which analysts gave their recommendations on how Egypt's ...

 Sep 26 2016 - Egypt- Administrative Court upholds Interior Minister's limited surveillance project on social mediaDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) The Administrative Court upheld on Sunday the decision by the Minister of Interior to implement a limited surveillance project named 'security risks of social media ...

 Sep 26 2016 - Egypt- National Security arrests members accused of spreading 'pessimistic atmosphere'Daily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Four alleged members of Crisis Cell, affiliated to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, pleaded guilty to charges directed to them by National Security agents, according ...

 Sep 26 2016 - Egypt- Government about to pass new investment law based on investors' demandsDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Governmental sources said that the Ministry of Investment is preparing a new investment law to substitute the Investment Guarantees and Incentives Law no.17 of 2015. The ...

 Sep 26 2016 - 'Sinai Province' continues to kidnap and kill citizens in North SinaiDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) In the past two days, three residents from Rafah city have been kidnapped by militants who are believed to be members of the militant group 'Sinai Province', a resident ...

 Sep 26 2016 - Egyptian junior basketball team wins Arab Championship, comes 2nd in African ChampionshipDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Egypt's junior basketball team for under 18 won the Arab Juniors Basketball Championship, which was held at the Egyptian Olympic Athletes Club (El-Olympi) in ...

 Sep 26 2016 - 'SME Beyond Borders—the Missing Middle' starts Monday in CairoDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) The much anticipated SME Beyond Borders conference is set to open Monday in Cairo at the Nile Ritz Carlton Hotel on the subject of ...

 Sep 26 2016 - Egypt- The imminent real estate bubbleDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Real estate marketers and developers expect another imminent bubble due to the continuous increase of real estate unit prices, reaching a level that exceeds the abilities ...

 Sep 26 2016 - Will government intervention bridge the housing gap in Egypt?Daily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) The main mission before the Ministry of Housing is the provision of shelter for citizens for different income segments through subsidised projects for low-income ...

 Sep 26 2016 - Egypt- Ministry seeking to overcome slow growth in real estate sector in past years: Mostafa MadboulyDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) As the Ministry of Housing works to put together a strategy to revitalise the real estate sector and provide housing for low- and middle-income citizens, some believe that ...

more...


 





Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help