SIIMA: Get, set, go

Close on the heels of Bollywood rocking Singapore at the annual IIFA awards, Kollywood is all set to make its presence felt in Dubai, with the first ever South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA).

The awards ceremony will held on June 21 and 22 at the Dubai Trade Centre.

The contenders for the Best Tamil Film of the Year Award are Ko, Aadukalam, Azhagarsamiyin Kuthirai, Mayakkam Enna and Engeyum Eppodhum, the nominees for the Best Actor category (Tamil) are Dhanush for Aadukalam, Vishal for Avan Ivan, Vikram for Deivathirumagal, Suriya for 7aum Arivu and Ajith for Mankatha.

In the Best Actress category (Tamil), the nominees are Anushka Shetty for Deivathirumagal, Anjali for Engeyum Eppodhum, Richa Gangopadhyay for Mayakkam Enna, Hansika for Engeyum Kadhal and Asin for Kaavalan.