Sreekumaran Thampi, the veteran film-maker, writer, writer and producer has been adjudged because the winner of this year’s JC Daniel Award, that is that the highest award in malayalam cinema, presented by the Kerala Chalachithra Academy. during a career that has crossed over five decades, Sreekumaran Thampi, who may be a multi-talented film personality has created immense contribution to the field of malayalam cinema.
Sreekumaran Thampi entered the movie industry within the year 1966 as a songwriter and later went on to establish his presence in the numerous aspects of film-making. He ventured to direction within the 1970s and went on to helm variety of films, that includes the legends of malayalam cinema. Most of his films were huge successes at the box office. apart from being a screenwriter and a director, he has produced on top of 25 malayalam movies as well. Sreekumaran Thampi is also a recipent of the Kerala State Film Awards. The winner of the JC Daniel Film Award can get a prize money of Rs five lakh along with a citation. The award are presented to the winner while the distribution of the Kerala State Film Awards.