National Film Award: Congrats Fahadh Fasil

65th National Awards: From Kaiyethum Doorath to Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum, Fahadh Fasil has come a long, long way

Complete list of the 65th National Awards is out! Distinctive films, credible performances across multiples languages have won in various categories. Malayalam cinema is rejoicing in particular as several films and actors have bagged the honours.

From Parvathy to Fahadh Fasil to Take-off to Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum – each of them have won an award!

The one award everyone is specially gushing about is Fahadh Fasil wining the Best Supporting actor for Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum.

The actor once again has struck gold as he won an honour for his impressive performance in this highly acclaimed Malayalam movie. But this is not the first time, the actor has floored us.

Through the sixteen year, he has been in Malayalam cinema the actor has treated us to unforgettable performances that will always be associated with the actor. To think when he took off in 2002, his debut film, Kaiyethum Doorath was a disaster.

Six year later, when he returned, the game changed entirely for the versatile actor. Since then there has been no looking back! Let’s take a look at some of his incredible performance before Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum happened:22 Female Kottayam – It was this movie that catapulted the actor to unimaginable heights. As an antagonist, this talented actor won hearts among fans and critics with his ruthless yet suave act. It was after this movie, Fahadh enterted a new league.

Artist – Another winner starring Fahadh Fasil and Ann Augustine in the lead. Fahadh’s portrayal of self centered artists who could not see beyond himself was master class in acting.

He makes sure, you hate him for his flawed behavior depsite the genius he is. Even after he loses his eyesight, he ends up evoking no sympathy, leaving you angry yet in awe of Fahadh.

24 North Kaadam – Fahadh can also make you fall in love with him! As a geeky engineer with OCD, Fahadh has you intrigued yet fascinated by his weird idiosyncrasies. His disarming charm, his social awkwardness, his winning smile made him one of the most likeable characters.

Iyobinte Pustakam – This 2014 film starring Fahadh Fasil, Isha Sharvani was a period thriller that garnered rave reviews on its release. The film was highly praised for its cinematography and background apart form its performances.

Maheshinte Prathikaaram – This light-hearted comedy was a rage in 2016. The film was praised for its screenplay, performances, storyline and direction. The film won several accolades across Kerala State Awards and the 64th National Awards!

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