59th South Indian Filmfare Awards

The 59th South Indian Filmfare Awards was held at Nehru Indoor Stadium on 7th July. Stars from Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada Film Industries gathered at the event. Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan and Deepika Padukone also graced the event.

The Awardees for the various Film Industries are as follow….

Tamil

Best Film : Aadukalam
Best Director : Vetrimaran (Aadukalam)
Best Actor Male : Dhanush (Aadukalam)
Best Actor Female : Anjali (Engayum Eppodum)
Best Supporting Actor Male : Ajmal (Ko)
Best Supporting Actor Female : Ananya (Engayum Eppodum)
Best Music Director : G V Prakash (Aadukalam)
Best Playback Singer Male : Aalap Raju (Ennamo Edho, Ko)
Best Playback Singer Female : Chimayee (Sara Sara Vaagai Sooda Va)
Best Lyrics : Vairamuthu (Sara Sara Vaagai Sooda Va)

Malayalam

Best Film : Traffic
Best Director : Blessy (Pranayam)
Best Actor Male : Salim Kumar (Adaminte Makan Abu)
Best Actor Female : Kavya Madhavan (Gaddama)
Best Supporting Actor Male : Thilakan (Indian Rupee)
Best Supporting Actor Female : Lena (Traffic)
Best Music Director : M Jayachandran (Pranayam)
Best Playback Singer Male : Vijay Yesudas – Eepuzhayum Sandhyakalum-(Indian Rupee)
Best Playback Singer Female : Shreya Ghoshal – Paattil Ee Pattil (Pranayam)
Best Lyrics : Onv Kurup – Paattil Ee Pattil (Pranayam)

Kannada

Best Film : Olave Mandara
Best Director : Jayatheertha (Olave Mandara)
Best Actor Male : Puneeth Rajkumar (Hudugaru)
Best Actor Female : Ramya (Sanju Weds Geetha)
Best Supporting Actor Male : Ravishankar (Kempe Gowda)
Best Supporting Actor Female : Shruthi (Puttakkana Highway)
Best Music Director : Jassie Gift (Sanju Weds Geetha)
Best Playback Singer Male : Chethan – Yaarigelona Namma Problem- (Lifu Ishtena)
Best Playback Singer Female : Shreya Ghoshal – Gaganave – (Sanju Weds Geetha)
Best Lyrics : Kaviraj – Sanju Mathu Geetha – (Sanju Weds Geetha)

Telugu

Best Film : Dookudu
Best Director : Sreenu Vaitla (Dookudu)
Best Actor Male : Mahesh Babu (Dookudu)
Best Actor Female : Nayantara (Sri Rama Rajyam)
Best Supporting Actor Male : M S Narayana (Dookudu)
Best Supporting Actor Female : Annie (Rajanna)
Best Music Director : S S Thaman (Dookudu)
Best Playback Singer Male : Rahul Nambiyar – Guruvaram March Okati – (Dookudu)
Best Playback Singer Female : Shreya Ghoshal – Jagadhannadha – (Sri Rama Rajyam)
Best Lyrics : Jonnavithula – Jagadhannadha – (Sri Rama Rajyam)

Special Honours

Lifetime Achievement Awards : S P Muthuraman (Director), Seema Sasi (Actor)
Critics Award : Vikram (Deiiva Thirumagal)
Best Debut : Aadhi ( Prema Kavaali), Shruti Haasan (7aum Arivu, Anaga Anaga O Dheerudu)
Best Choreograpghy : Prem Rakshit – Naath Naath Badrinath – (Badrinath)
Best Cinematograpghy : Velraj (Aadukalam)