Awards
& Recognition

State and National Awards

Film Year Award (s)
Gulmohar 2008 Critics Award
Vellapokkathil 2008 Best Director-Non feature short film, John Abraham Award for Best Short Film
Daivanamathil 2005 National Award for Best Film on National Integrity (Nargis Dutt Award)
Kannaki 2002 Asianet Award for Best Director, Mathrubhumi Award for Best Director
Karunam, Shantham 2000 National Film Award for Best Film - Shantham, Kerala State Film Award for Best Film - Karunam, State Award for Producer of Best Film, V. Shantaram Award for Best Film, Filmfare Award for Best Film, Padmarajan Award for Best Director, John Abraham Award for Best Director, Critics Award, Asianet Award’s Special Mention, Mathrubhumi Award’s Special Mention
Kaliyattam 1997 National Film Award for Best Director, Kerala State Film Award for Best Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value, Filmfare Award for Best Director, Critics Award
Desadanam 1996 National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Malayalam, Special Mention Karlovy Vari (Czech Republic), Kerala State Film Award for Best Director, Padmarajan Award for Best Director, Critics Award
Paithrukam 1993 Critics Award
Sopanam 1993 Critics Award
Kudumbasametham 1992 Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Film, Critics Award

International Awards

Film Year Award (s)
Daivanamathil 2005 Best Film Award in Spain, Madrid International Film Festival
Karunam 2000 Golden Peacock Award, International Film Festival of India- Awards from Federation of International Film Societies, Berlin International Film Fest, Special Mention in Kerala International Film Fest National Award for Best Film
Shantham 2000 Best Cinematography in Festival De 3 Continents, France

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Filmography