Actress Parvathy won the best actress award at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) for her performance in the Malayalam film, Take Off. Mahesh Narayanan, the director of Take Off, won the Special Jury award as well.
Here is the complete list of winners at IFFI 2017:
Best film: 120 Beats Per Minute by Robin Campillo
Best director: Vivian Qu, Angels Wear White
Best Male actor: Nahuel Perez Biscayart, Beats Per Minute
Best female actor: Parvathy Thiruvoth, Take Off
Indian Film Personality of the year award: Amitabh Bachchan
Lifetime achievement award: Atom Egoyan
Best debut film of a director award: Kiro Russo, Dark Skull
ICFT UNESCO Gandhi medal: Kshitij a horizon
Special Jury award: Mahesh Narayanan, Take Off
The S Durga controversy took a different turn meanwhile, when the Censor Board intimated the film’s director Sanal Kumar Sasidharan that they will re-examining the movie. The title and the use of some words have been cited as the reasons.