CM Pinarayi Vijayan handed over 48 awards, including those for best actors Jayasurya and Anna Ben.
He shined as Bilal in the movie Kasiminte Makan directed by Syamaprasad to bring the coveted prize to his single room house at Navayikulam.
The jury for the latest edition of the Kerala State Film Awards was headed by actor-filmmaker Suhasini Maniratnam.
Two sub-committees have also been formed to carry out the preliminary selections. These panels are led by Kannada film director P Sheshadri and Malayalam filmmaker Bhadran.
Noted writer and jury member Benyamin is thrilled that the audiences have validated their decisions.
This is not the first time that both actors have made it to the prestigious list of State Film Award winners.
Siddharth, fondly called as Chanthu by those close to him, had completed a graphics course from America.
After 22 days of costume designing for 'Kenjira', he had taken up the painting work for a daily wage of Rs 900.
Suraj Venjaramoodu and Kani Kusruthi won award for best actor while Vasanthi bagged the best film award.
Kani had won the award for her performance as Khadeeja for the film Biriyani.