Actor Jayasuriya is a proud actor of the state. Jayasuriya won the Best Actor Award at the Indian Film Festival in Cincinnati. She won the award for her performance in Ranjith Shankar’s movie I Marikutty. About 500 films from India competed in the festival.
Jayasuriya said the achievement was a big honor and Marikutty was one of the most challenging characters in her career. He also thanked the director Ranjith Shankar and his supporters for the film.