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.
Suraj was on the sets of upcoming movie JanaGanaMana which also stars Prithviraj.
The awards are likely to be announced on 14 October.
119 films are competing for the top awards, including five children's films.
Big budget movies starring superstars would compete in this year’s Kerala state award.