| 25 Sep 2023
Red FM Malayalam Music Awards 2016 - Star studded spectacle

MUMBAI: Superhits Red FM organised the first edition of its gala awards function ‘Red FM Malayalam Music Awards’ at the ADLUX International Convention and Exhibition Center, Cochin on 3 September 2016.  This highly anticipated show was inaugurated by Padmashri and megastar Mammootty. Top stars from the Malayalam entertainment industry like Dulquer Salmaan , Dileep , Kunchacko Boban , etc  took active part in this spectacular show . Eminent actor and Member of Parliament Shri.Suresh Gopi presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to the highly revered music legend M.K.Arjunan fondly called as ‘Arjunan Master’

‘Red FM Malayalam Music Awards’ event initiated to honour artistic excellence in the Mollywood Music industry  attracted the who’s who of the Malayalam music fraternity with big names like Gopi Sundar , Vani Jayaram  , Ramesh Narayan , Rajesh Murugesan , Vijay Yesudoss amongst others attending the show or even performing in it . Awards were given in ten different music categories.

This high octane entertainment evening witnessed some power packed dance performances by actresses Isha Talwar, Sshivada, Natasha and Sarayu . Music magician Stephen Devassy combined with Karunamoorthy, Giridhar Udupa, Thiruvizha Jayasankar, FranscisXavier, Arun Kumar , etc to produce some mesmerising music to keep the audiencefully engaged. Top music composer Gopi Sundar created a special eight song medley of his superhits  along with reputed singers like Maqbool , Divya Menon and Sachin Warrior  dedicating it to Red FM’s powerful on air music property ‘Ettu Koottam Paaattu’  and later came back again to sing ‘Sundari Penne’  with upcoming Superstar Dulquer Salmaan .

Speaking at the ceremony Red FM Chief Operating Officer B. Surendar said, “We take immense pride in organising this grand gala music awards show in Kerala. Being the largest radio player in the South, it’s our responsibility to award and honour the best talent in the Malayalam Music industry and showcase it to the rest of the world. Music is an art form that speaks directly to the heart, it has the special power to transcend the barriers of time and boundary and we take great pride in amplifying its reach to every heart that loves music in Kerala ”

Red FM looks forward to organising many more such events to recognise the immense talent of Mollywoodindustry and expand the horizons for artists from this region.