The Governor of Goa was felicitated during a function held in Thiruvananthapuram.
The success of ‘Swapnadanam’ led George to the pinnacle of Malayalam film industry, says the veteran director.
Ravindranathan decided to invest money in art house movies when they had gained notoriety as films that are not watched by anyone.
Ravi was also honoured with the J C Daniel award for his overall contributions to Malayalam cinema.
The former Pune Film Institute chairman and acclaimed director who replaced Adoor Gopalakrishnan as the Chairman of KR Narayanan Institute talks to Onmanorama.
Malayalam cinema is known for it's celebration of love and romance in a subtle way.
Adoor Gopalakrishnan quit the post in protest against the turn of events at the institute which culminated in the resignation of Shankar Mohan as the director of the film school.
The golden jubilee of the film will be held in March in Adoor.
Meanwhile, one of the recently-resigned assistant professors of the institute threatened its student union chairman through a voice message.
Dean Chandramohan Nair, and faculty members Fowzia Fatima and Vinod PS are among those who have stepped down.