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SIIMA Awards 2018: Aditi Rao Hydari, R Madhavan win big at the award ceremony held in Dubai

From Vikram Vedha to Mersal to Angamaly Diaries to Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela, many movies have won hearts in the year that passed by. Now reliving and celebrating these films, SIIMA [South Indian International Movie Awards] was held in Dubai this year. Undoubtedly, SIIMA 2018 was a star studded affair with many celebrities taking off to the city over this weekend.

SIIMA Awards 2018: Aditi Rao Hydari, R Madhavan, Nayanthara win big at the award ceremony held in Dubai

The first day, that is September 14, was dedicated to Tamil and Malayalam cinema and the incredible performances of 2017 that managed to rake in moolah at the box office. Not surprisingly the winners included the Tamil superstars like R Madhavan, Nayanthara whereas Gen Y Malayalam stars like Nivin Pauly amongst others.

Here’s the winners list of TAMIL FILMS:

Best Film: Vikram Vedha

Best Director: Atlee for Mersal

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male): Siva Karthikeyan for Velaikkaran

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male) – Critics: Madhavan for Vikram Vedha

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female): Nayantara for Aramm

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female) – Critics: Aditi Balan for Aruvi

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male): MS Bhaskar for 8 Thottakkal

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female): Shivada for Adhe Kangal

Best Music Director: AR Rahman for Mersal

Best Lyric Writer: Vivek for Aala Poraan

Best Playback Singer (Male): SID Sriram for Mersal

Best Playback Singer (Female): Lukshmi Sivaneswaralingam for Bogan

Best Actor in a Negative Role: SJ Surya for Mersal and Spyder

Best Debutant Actor (Male): Vasanth Ravi for Taramani

Best Debutant Actor (Female): Aditi Rao Hydari for Kaatru Veliyidai

Best Debutant Director: Arun Prabhu Purushothaman for Aruvi

Best Cinematographer: Ravi Varman for Kaatru Veliyidai

Best Comedian: Soori for Sangili Bungili Kadhava Thorae

Here’s the winners list of MALAYALAM FILMS:

Best Actor: Nivin Pauly for Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela

Best Actress: Aishwarya Lekshmi for Mayaanadhi

Best Director: Lijo Jose Pellissery for Angamaly Diaries

Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Shane Nigam for Parava

Best Actor in a Negative Role: Sarath ‘appani’ for Angamaly Diaries

Best Comedian: Aju Varghese for Godha

Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Asha Sarath for Sunday Holiday

Best Debutant Actress: Nimisha Sajayan for Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum

Best Debutant Actor: Antony Varghese for Angamaly Diaries

Best Debutant Director: Mahesh Narayan for Take Off

Best Music Director: Shaan Rahman for Velipadinte Pusthakam

Best Playback Singer (Male): Vineeth Sreenivasan for ‘Janah Meri Janah’ from Cappuccino

Best Playback Singer (Female): K S Chithra for ‘Nadavathil’ from Kambhoji

Best Cinematographer: Sanu John Varghese for Take Off

Also Read: Baahubali 2, Vikram Vedha: 6 films that rocked the Filmfare Awards (South) 2018

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