Bhayanakam: Jayaraj bags Best Screenplay Award and Renji Panicker the Best Actor Award at Madrid Imagine India Film Festival
Bhayanakam bags Best Actor Award for Renji Panicker and Best Screenplay Award for Director Jayaraj at the Madrid Imagine India Film Festival.
The Jayaraj directed Malayalam movie, Bhayanakam has won two awards at the Madrid Imagine India Film Festival, which is being held from May 17 and concluding today. The Best Actor Award went to the protagonist of the movie, Renji Panicker, while the Director, Jayaraj won the Best Screenplay Award. Jayaraj has adapted the particular incident of how the World War I had impact the Kuttanad area from the renowned Malayalam novel, Kayar (rope), authored by the eminent writer, late Thakazhi Sivasankaran Pillai. The theme of the film revolves around a man who loses a limb in the war goes to Kuttanad as a Postman. The film is slated to be released on July 20, 2019.
Interview with Director of Bhayanakam winning the Best Screenplay Award and Renji Panicker for Best Actor Award. Interview video courtesy: Ice and Years.
The movie It may be recalled that the cinematographer Nikhil S Praveen had already won the Best Cinematographer National Award. After making the Malayalam movie, Ottaal which won the Berlin Film Festival, Jayaraj is bagging international award once again in the Madrid Imagine Film Festival. In fact, Bayanakam is the sixth movie of Jayaraj in the Navarasa series.
Bhayanakam, which means fear in Malayalam, directed by Jayaraj A.K.A., Jayarajan R. Nair and produced by Sureshkumar Muttath. Renji Panicker, writer cum actor and Asha Sarath, the performing artist cum actor are in the lead roles. Artist K.M.V. Namboothiri has handled the production design of Bhayanakam. In fact, the screen play writer of Malayalam industry, Renji Panicker, who had taken up acting as his serious vocasion has acted in quite a few movies of late, such as Premam, Jacobinte Swargarajyam and others. Invariably, the role he is enacted in Bhayanagam would be by far the best acting ever of this artist. The Dubai-based dancer and actor, Asha Sharath, who has donned the role of Gouri Kunjamma in Bhayanakam has exhibited her acting prowess once again after the stellar performance in movie like Drishyam. In this movie, Gouri Kunjamma has her two sons in the army and the postman stays in her house. Other actors in this movie includes Sabitha Jayaraj, Kumarakom Vasudevan and Vavachan. The Indian News wishes the Bhayanakam team well.