The 46th Kerala Film Critics Award for Best Film 2022 went to Headmaster produced by Sreelal Devaraj and Prema P. Thekek and directed by Rajeev Nath and B 32-44 to B 32-44 produced by KSFDC and directed by Shruti Saranyam. Rajeev Nath and Shruti Saranyam will share the Best Director award. The Best Director is Mahesh Narayanan. Kunchacko Boban won Best Actor for his performances in the films Nna Thaan Case Kodu and Pakalum Pathiravum. The best Actress is Darshana Rajendran (Film: Jaya Jaya Jaya Hey, Purushapretam).
Veteran director and screenwriter KP Kumaran will be presented with the Film Ratnam Award in recognition of their overall contributions. The Critics Ruby Jubilee Award will be presented to Kamal Haasan, who has been in every field of cinema for more than 50 years in South Indian and Malayalam cinema. This is the only film award in Kerala where applications are invited and decided by a jury after the state award. 82 films have been applied this time. The awards were announced by Association President and Jury Chairman Dr. George Onakure and General Secretary Thekinkad Joseph.