Veteran Malayalam film actor Madhu,who essayed memorable roles in various films,including the National award winner ‘Chemmeen’,will be presented the Pravsi Doha Basheer award at a function here tomorrow.
The award,in memory of Vaikom Muhammed Basheer,Malayalam novelist and short story writer,will be presented by eminent novelist M T Vasudevan Nair.
Widow of Basheer,Faby Basheer will present the cash prize of Rs 50,000 to the actor,a press release here said.
The award,consisting of a statuette,sculpted by artist Namboodiri and a citation,has been instituted by Pravasi Doha,an organsiation of Qatar Malayalees and Kochi based Pravasi Trust.
Rasana Begum of Thiruvananthapuram would be presented a scholarship of Rs 15,000 by Pravasi Doha in memory of Prof M N Vijayan,writer,thinker and activist.