'Ottaal' creates history; first Malayalam film to win Golden Pheasant at IFFK

National Award winning film by Jayaraj, ‘Ottaal’ created history by becoming the first Malayalam film ever to win the top honours at the International Film Festival of Kerala. Not stopping there, the film has swept all the top awards including ‘Best Film of the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI)’, ‘Best Malayalam film of National Network for Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) jury’ and the audience poll award. The Suvarna Chakoram or Golden Pheasant consists of a cash award of Rs 15 lakhs, certificate and memento. The film had already won a National award and State Award previously.