• Meenakshy Mukherjee Memorial Award for best academic publication in 2011-2012 of IACLALS.

  • Commonwealth Fellow (2003 - 2004) at the University of Sussex, Brighton, UK. Did Post Doctoral Research at the Media Studies Centre of the University.

  • Sasthri Fellow (2001 - 2002) at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, University of Concordia, Montreal, Canada, for Post Doctoral Research.

  • Fulbright Fellow (1995-1996) at the Ohio State University, Columbus, USA, for Doctoral Research.

  • UGC Junior and Senior Research Fellow (1991-96)at the Institute of English, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram.

  • Travelled and Researched extensively in USA, Canada and UK visiting prestigious institutions like University of Washington, Seattle, McGill University, Montreal, The University of Ottawa, Ottawa, British Film Institute, London and the Oxford and Cambridge Universities, UK.