In the light of the increase in the number of entries, the judging panel Prior to the revision of the Code, a two-tier system was introduced. This is the first award of the year.
Fahadh Faasil, Suraj Venjaramoot for Best Performance Award , Indrans, Jaya Surya, B Ju Menon, Prithvi Raj and others. In the field. Great Indian Kitchen, Bharatha Puzha and over a dozen other films. Competing for the title.