Chemban Vinod becomes the first Malayali to receive this
Multifaceted talent Chemban Vinod Jose was awarded with Silver Peacock Award, at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2018 held in Goa, for his performance in the movie Ee Ma Yau and became the first Malayalam male actor and third Indian actor to receive the same. Lijo Jose Pellissery won the Silver Peacock award for the best director for the same movie. Parvathy was the first Malayalam actress to won this award for her performance in Take Off last year.
Ukrainian movie Donbass, directed by Sergei Loznitsa, won the prestigious Golden Peacock award for the best film. For her performance in the film When the Trees Fall, Anastasiia Pustovit won the The Silver Peacock Award for best actress. Tamil movie To Let, directed by Chezhiyan received special jury mention.