Hasty presumptions and an extended apology over an award about Prem Nazir

Presumptions

This post is addressed chiefly to മുഹമ്മദ് അഞ്ഞൂറാന്‍, Regi, Sethumadhavan, E Pradeep, Viju and Anu Warrier, also of course to the ones who read through and passed on about the post on Salim Kumar conferred the Prem Nazir Foundation Award ( ! )

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T Hariharan conferred the 19th Prem Nazir Foundation Award

Hariharan-DirectorMalayala Manorama reports on the Prem Nazir Foundation Award for the Year (2010) being conferred to T Hariharan, who is one of those few Directors in Malayalam Cinema, and I would say Indian Cinema, who has defiantly refused being pigeon-holed in any genre. I think it is a felicitation that was long overdue for someone whose adeptness in handling the stereotyped ‘commercial’ productions, the ‘Arty’ ones and those high in literary content as well commercial faring at the Box-Office is legion. Correct me if I am wrong but his very first film as a director, Ladies Hostel in 1973 had Prem Nazir as the lead, produced by Dr. Balakrishnan.

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