Writer-director Jeo Baby's fourth outing The Great Indian Kitchen is centered around a woman's role in a kitchen.
The film will be releasing on January 15.
Earlier, in May, Suraj was asked by the health department to go into home quarantine after participating in the Subhiksha Keralam programme.
The first look poster has been released and Nimisha and Suraj seems to be playing husband and wife.
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.
Madhu Ambat, jury head, said that it had been a unanimous decision.
Suraj was on the sets of upcoming movie JanaGanaMana which also stars Prithviraj.
Three magistrates and at least 150 people, including several police personnel, have been sent into quarantine in two districts in Kerala on Monday after three remand prisoners tested positive for COVID-19.
With the accused's sample testing positive on Sunday, the man has been sent to a designated COVID-19 hospital.