Best Malayalam Film, 64th National Film Awards, 2016
Mahesh with a suffix Bhavana, the name of his photography studio, leads a simple life. He lives with his father Vincent who was a film-era photographer. Mahesh is in love with his schoolmate Soumya who works as nurse, and he also enjoys the company of his long time companion Baby who has a design firm next to his Bhavana studio. Mahesh's life takes an unexpected turn when he is drawn into a small fight between Baby and a next-town tough guy Jimson. The movie develops through a string of small yet signifcant incidents in the village and the evolving relationship between is inhabitants.
Director: Dileesh Pothan
Dileesh Pothan is an Indian film director and actor known for his Malayalam films. He has acted in popular films like Salt N' Pepper, 22 Female Kottayam, Idukki Gold, Gangster and Iyobinte Pusthakam. Maheshinte Pratikaaram is his directorial debut.