Indywood honours journalists in Kerala
Photo: Receiving the Indywood Media Excellence Award from actor Vijay Babu (second from right), as well as Hibi Eden, Ernakulam MLA (third from right). Others in the picture include (from left) musician Sabareesh Prabhaker, actor Romin Antony, Vidhya Ramaswamy, Founder of the International Centre for Intellectual Training and Empowerment, director Boban Samuel, and entrepreneur Sohan Roy (extreme right)
Indywood, a $10 billion project aimed at elevating the Indian film industry to a global platform, has honoured prominent Kerala-based journalists from the print, visual, online and radio media. Journalists were conferred with the prestigious Indywood Media Excellence Awards for their valuable contributions and constant efforts to uplift the film and media industry.
Apart from Lifetime Achievement Awards, special recognition awards was accorded to senior journalists, including Shevlin Sebastian (Senior Special Correspondent, The New Indian Express). The other awards were for professional excellence, film promotion, popular film books, best online media for film promotion, among others.
The awards were given away by Ernakulam MP KV Thomas, Hibi Eden, Ernakulam MLA, film-maker Boban Samuel, actor cum producer Vijay Babu, and others at an event held at Kochi.
(The New Indian Express, Kochi, Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram)