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Melvilasam receives another award

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Though the movie Melvilasam was not considered for the major awards in the recent State Awards, the debutante director of the movie, Madhav Ramadas received the 15th Gollapudi Srinivas National award for the “Best Debut Director 2011”, at a colourful ceremony held in Chennai.  

The Malayalam director received the award carrying a purse of one lakh fifty thousand and a citation in the presence of actor Prakash Raj, director Gautham Vasudev Menon, Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor and singer Sonu Nigam. 

The movie scripted by Soorya Krishnamoothy is  based on a court martial, and is promoted as the first real time movie in Malayalam. The film was shown at many international and national festivals, the latest being  Busan International Film Festival in South Korea.