This is the second time she is getting the Kerala State Best Actress Award. Earlier she won the state award for her performance in Perumazhakkalam
in 2004. Kavya Madhavan entered the film industry as a child artist. She learned dancing during her school days and participated in competitions. She was a Kalathilakam in a Sub District Schools Youth Festival.
Salim Kumar won the Kerala State award for Best Actor for his role as Abu in Adaminte Makan Abu for the year 2010.