V. T. Aravindaksha Menon

I present to you, Sir, Shri V. T. Aravindaksha Menon, who receives this year’s Akademi Award for Acting in Malayalam. Born in 1921, Shri Aravindaksha Menon belongs to the royal family of Cranganore, noted for the artists and writers it has produced. Shri Aravindaksha Menon took to acting at an early age and has for many years been a star performer on the Malayalam stage. His work has deservingly brought him many honours from the people of Kerala.