Poojapura Ravi is the recipient of the Ragamalika – JAYAN Award 2012

Poojapura Ravi in Ormakal Marikkumo (1977) According to a report in Malayala Manorama, the Ragamalika – JAYAN Award for the year 2012, instituted by the Jayan Samskarika Vedi in memory of the late Jayan, actor, who passed away on 16 November 1980 has been awarded to Poojapura Ravi, one of Malayalam cinema’s most senior actors around today.

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GK Pillai is the recipient of the Ragamalika – JAYAN Award 2011

GK Pillai in Nair Pidicha Pulivaal
GK Pillai in Nair Pidicha Pulivaal

GK Pillai, an actor who can truly be called a living legend, has been announced the recipient of the RAGAMALIKA – JAYAN AWARD for 2011 , instituted by the Jayan Samskarika Vedi in memory of the late Jayan, actor, who passed away on 16 November 1980. GK Pillai debuted in Malayalam films in 1954,  at the age of 29, way, way before any actor currently active in the industry faced the arc lights, in Associated Pictures’ Snehaseema, playing the role of an octogenarian !

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Poovachal Khader conferred the Ragamalika – JAYAN Award

This news comes courtesy of acclaimed Director Sri. Sreekumaran Thampi.

Poovachal Khader - LyricistThe RAGAMALIKA – JAYAN AWARD instituted by Jayan Samskarika Vedi in memory of the late Jayan, actor,who passed away on 16 November 1980, is  awarded to Poovachal Khader, acclaimed lyricist and wordsmith whose contributions to the  popular music charts in Malayalam Cinema, especially the late 80’s through the early 2000’s is incomparable.

The award includes a Cash prize of  Rs10,000, a  memento & citation and will be presented to him tomorrow , 16-11.2010 at  the Y.M.C.A.Hall. Thiruvananthapuram at 6 P.M. Sri. Sreekumaran Thampi, as the patron of the Jayan Samskarika Vedi has  instituted the award  to honor the contributions of stalwarts who have helped nourish the Malayalam Film industry to what it is today.

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