Being Malayali, the Kerala-based branding company, has bagged the Entrepreneurs' Award in the "Outstanding Achievement in Young" Category for 2019. The firm was unanimously chosen by the jury from 14 other nominees for this consideration.

“The Award is for the immaculate marketing skills that the nascent company has portrayed in its limited run. It has been highly successful in promoting the services of its customers to the masses through the effective utilization of social media,” said a statement.

Dilshad, the founder and chief executive officer of Being Malayali, was handed over the award by veteran businessman Ram Buxani in a private function in Dubai on 11 December 2019. In his acceptance speech, Dilshad said he felt grateful and thanked his parents and well-wishers who supported him in his journey.