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What is the name of First Malayalam Film which bagged the President’s gold Medal?

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What is the name of First Malayalam Film which bagged the President’s gold Medal?
posted May 9, 2016 by anonymous

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The first winner of the "President's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film in Malayalam" was the 1954 film Neelakuyil. Jointly directed by P. Bhaskaran and Ramu Kariat, the film was based on a story written by Malayalam writer Uroob.

answer May 20, 2016 by Vinni Fernandis
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Neelakuyil was the first Malayalam movie to capture national recognition, bringing the first national award to Kerala. Till its advent Malayalam movies were aping Tamil cinema. The film was jointly directed by Ramu Kariat and P Bhaskaran, based on a story by a titan of Malayalam letters, Uroob.
Neelakuyil

answer May 26, 2016 by Prajwal C.m.
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