KERALA

Thoppil Bhasi Award for KPAC Lalitha

Actor KPAC Lalitha has been selected for the Thoppil Bhasi Award for her contributions to Malayalam movies.

The award, instituted by the Thoppil Bhasi Foundation, carries a cash prize of Rs.33,333 and plaque.

Announcing the award at a press conference here on Thursday, foundation’s president Pannian Ravindran and secretary Vallikkavu Mohandas said the judging committee had selected her for the award from nominations collected through a gallop poll.

The judging committee included poet O.N.V. Kurup, in addition to the president and secretary of the foundation.

Mr. Ravindran said the award would be for those who had given significant contributions in their career to the Malayalam stage, movies or journalism.

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