AsiaNet, the popular Malayalam television channel, annually presents ‘AsiaNet’ awards recognizing excellence in various fields of the Malayalam film industry. This year’s function to give the awards was held on Sunday at Cochin, in which filmstars from across the country including Bollywood’s Amitabh Bachchan, Mollywood’s Mohanlal and Mammooty and Kollywood’s Vijay participated as special guests.
Actress Nayantara, in the eye of a storm and facing criticism from within and outside Kollywood for having ‘distanced’ choreographer-actor-director Prabhudeva from his wife of 15 years, finally has something to cheer about. The actress has now bagged the ‘best actress’ award for her role in the Malayalam film ‘Bodyguard’.
Nayanthara was at her dazzling best in an ‘Anarkali’ outfit. Howsoever she kept mum during the entire event avoiding any interaction with whosoever was present at the function.The actress received the Best Actress award for her act in Malayalam flick Bodyguard -of which Kaavalan is a remake. Now what made the award special was it being presented to Nayanthara by none other than heroVijay himself.
The lady kept it as a quick affair as she posed for some photos and made a hurried exit, even when the anchor of the event asked her to say a few words to the audience, she simply said ‘Thanks’ and alighted from the stage. Dileep, the hero of ‘Bodyguard’, won the ‘best actor’ award.
Kollywoods Mass hero Vijay won the ‘audience’s choice’ award and was presented the memento by Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan. Amitabh was presented the Life time achievement Award.
Amitabh, Vijay,Nayanthara At Asianet Awards 2011, clipping from Asianet news