Malayalam directors Aashiq Abu and Anwar Rasheed will be honoured with the Mohan Raghavan Award for their films '22 Female Kottayam' and 'Usthad Hotel', respectively.
The award includes a cash prize of Rs.25,000, a citation and a statuette.
John Paul, head of the jury, announced the award in a press meet at Kochi on October 16. Both the directors will receive the award from Ganesh Kumar, former actor and currently Minister for Forests & Environment, Sports and Cinema in Kerala government.
Malayalam directors Aashiq Abu and Anwar Rasheed will be honoured with the Mohan Raghavan Award.
The ceremony will be held October 28 in Mohan Raghavan's native place Annamanada in Thrissur.