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Veteran actress Sharada selected for ‘Prem Nazir’ award    

Thursday, Aug 3, 2017,19:44 IST By anju A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | Veteran actress and national award winner Sharada has been selected for this year’s Prem Nazir Award.
  
The award, carrying a purse of Rs 75,000, a statuette and a citation, was instituted by people of Chirayankeezhu, Nazir’s home town in the district, in memory of Kerala’s evergreen actor.

It will be presented to Sharada by state Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran at a function at Chirayankeezhu on August 15, a press release said here today.

Sharada had won three national awards with the first being for her performance in 1968 tragedy film “Thulabharam”, which was remade in Tamil also.

She has acted in several Telugu, Malayalam and Tamil films.
 
Actor T P Madhavan will also be presented Rs 50,000 cash award announced by Chirayankeezhu Panchayat.