Keralites to be honoured in Dubai

Last Updated: Sat, Dec 07, 2013 10:42 hrs

Thiruvananthapuram: Oscar award winner Resul Pookutty, actors Mammootty, Mohanlal, space scientist G. Madhavan Nair and a host of Kerala's well known personalities from different fields will be honoured at an event in Dubai Dec 13.

The event is being organised by Gulf Madhyamam, a leading Malayalam daily, to commemorate the granting of classical status to Malayalam language in May this year.

Film director, writer and producer Adoor Gopalakrishnan, K.J. Yesudas, M.T. Vasudevan Nair, singer Chithra, oncologist V.P. Gangadharan, Kalamandalam Gopi, Shanker (architect), ace magician Muthukadu, Sachidanandan and Sugathakumari (both literary figures) and V.M. Kutty- a popular 'mapilla' singer- will also be felicitated.

The function will also feature cultural programmes. The show is being directed by popular Malayalam film director Siddique.

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