Malayali actor Tovino Thomas, who made his acting debut in 2012 with the film Prabhuvinte Makkal, is known for his portrayal of wide range of characters in the Malayalam film industry which includes protagonists, strong crucial characters and negative roles.

The actor has been appreciated from across all quarters for his performance in the recent release Virus. He also has two more releases lined up this month that include And The Oscar Goes To and June.

The actor won the Best Actor award at the Alberta Film Festival 2019 for And The Oskar Goes To. The Salim Ahamed directorial premiered in Canada and also won awards for Best Film, Best Supporting Actress and Best Director. The film also won the Special Jury Award at the Kerala State Film Awards.

Tovino responded to this announcement by sharing a heartfelt post on Instagram.

“Another wish come true! When someone aspires to be an actor, receiving awards is naturally a part of that dream. But even in those private dreamy moments, I didn’t imagine myself taking home an international award! Salim Ahmad’s ‘And The Oskar Goes To’ wins multiple awards at the Alberta Film Festival 2019 – Canada, honouring me with the Best Actor title. This goes beyond imaginations!” he wrote.

“Truly honoured and thankful. Can’t thank Salimkka enough for entrusting me with this role – it has realised much more than a dream for me. The film has also won the Best Film, Best Director and Best Supporting Actress awards. Congrats to all the winners and everyone who was part of the film. Feeling really proud of Malayalam cinema going places and to be a part of it,” Tovino added.

On the work front, Tovino Thomas’s upcoming releases are Arun Bose’s Luca and Praveen Prabharam’s Kalki. Currently, Thomas is working on Edakkadu Bettalion 06.

 

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Another wish come true! When someone aspires to be an actor, receiving awards is naturally a part of that dream. But even in those private dreamy moments, I didn’t imagine myself taking home an international award! Salim Ahmad’s ‘And The Oskar Goes To’ wins multiple awards at the Alberta Film Festival 2019 – Canada, honouring me with the Best Actor title. This goes beyond imaginations! Truly honoured and thankful. Can’t thank Salimkka enough for entrusting me with this role – it has realised much more than a dream for me. The film has also won the Best Film, Best Director and Best Supporting Actress awards. Congrats to all the winners and everyone who was part of the film. Feeling really proud of Malayalam cinema going places and to be a part of it. @salimahamedtp__d @nikkihallows @ambatmadhu @anu_sithara @actor.sidhique @lal_director #sreenivasan # @sarath_appani @dineshprabhakar_ #vijayaraghavan

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