2nd South Indian International Movie Awards

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2nd SIIMA Awards
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Date September 12–13, 2013
Site United Arab Emirates Expo Centre Sharjah
Highlights
Best Picture

Kumki (Tamil)
Eega (Telugu)
Katariveera Surasundarangi (Kannada)

Ustad Hotel (Malayalam)
Most nominations

Gabbar Singh (Telugu)—13
3, Kumki and
Thuppakki (Tamil)—10
Anna Bond (Kannada)—10

Spirit (Malayalam)—9
Television coverage
Network India Sun TV Network
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The 2nd South Indian International Movie Awards were presented on September 12–13, 2013 in Sharjah, UAE, to honour the best cinematic achievements of the South Indian film industry in the year 2012. Initially planned for June, 20-21, the date was postponed due to 100 years of Indian cinema jubilee festivities.[1] The ceremony was hosted by Arya, Shriya Saran, Rana Daggubati and Sonu Sood at the Expo Centre Sharjah, while the "Generation Next Awards Night" was hosted a day before by Parvathy Omanakuttan and Ash Chandler. Differing from the 1st SIIMA Awards, technical Awards were presented on the first day as well. Show performances were delivered by Shruthi Haasan, Hansika Motwani, Shriya Saran, Rima Kallingal, Usha Uthup, Pranitha Subhash, Anirudh Ravichander, Ragini Dwivedi, Aindrita Ray, Andrea Jeremiah, Parul Yadav, Remya Nambeesan, Lakshmi Menon, Regina Cassandra and Meera Nandan.

Five new Award categories were added for the 2nd SIIMA Awards ceremony: Best Debutant Producer, Best Actor in a Supporting Role,Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Best Fight Choreographer and Best Dance Choreographer. Additionally the organizers introduced a Critics Award in all Lead Actor and Actress categories, raising the total sum of handed over Awards to 94. Nominated by a team of veteran professionals the final winners were decided by a public voting system. Most nominations were announced for Telugu film Gabbar Singh (13), while in Tamil 3, Kumki and Thuppakki started with ten nominations each. Anna Bond (Kannada, 10) and Spirit (Malayalam, 9) were also favourites at the 2nd SIIMA Awards. Overall, 43 films were awarded at least one SIIMA Award. Out of these, Gabbar Singh (6 Awards), Addhuri (5), Kumki, Thuppakki (4 each), 3, Eega, Anna Bond, Spirit and Thattathin Marayathu (3 each) were awarded more than two times. For their contributions as leading actresses in South Indian cinema Trisha and Kavya Madhavan were bestowed with an honorary award.[2] K. J. Yesudas and Sowcar Janaki were honoured with the SIIMA Lifetime Achievement Award.[3]

Honorary awards[edit]

Lifetime Achievement Award[edit]

  • K. J. Yesudas is a classical musician and playback singer from Kerala, who has recorded more than 50,000 songs during a career spanning five decades.
  • Sowcar Janaki is an actress from Andhra Pradesh, who has acted in over 385 films. She acted in Tamil and Telugu films. She also performed in over 300 stage shows.

Special appreciation[edit]

  • Trisha completed 10 years as a top actress in South Indian cinema.

Main awards[edit]

Film[edit]

Best Film
Tamil Telugu
Kannada Malayalam
Best Director
Tamil Telugu
Kannada Malayalam
Best Cinematographer
Tamil Telugu
Kannada Malayalam

Acting[edit]

Best Actor
Tamil Telugu
Kannada Malayalam
Best Actress
Tamil Telugu
Kannada Malayalam
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Tamil Telugu
Kannada Malayalam
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Tamil Telugu
Kannada Malayalam
Best Actor in a Negative Role
Tamil Telugu
Kannada Malayalam
Best Comedian
Tamil Telugu
Kannada Malayalam

Music[edit]

Best Music Director
Tamil Telugu
Kannada Malayalam
Best Lyricist
Tamil Telugu
Kannada Malayalam
Best Male Playback Singer
Tamil Telugu
Kannada Malayalam
Best Female Playback Singer
Tamil Telugu
Kannada Malayalam

Choreography[edit]

Best Fight Choreographer
Tamil Telugu
Kannada Malayalam
Best Dance Choreographer
Tamil Telugu
Kannada Malayalam

Debutant awards[edit]

Best Debutant Producer
Tamil Telugu
Kannada Malayalam
Best Debutant Director
Tamil Telugu
Kannada Malayalam
Best Male Debutant
Tamil Telugu
Kannada Malayalam
Best Female Debutant
Tamil Telugu
Kannada Malayalam

Generation Next Awards[edit]

  • Pride of South Indian Cinema – Asin[4]
  • Rising Star of South Indian Cinema (female) – Nitya Menen
  • Rising Star of South Indian Cinema (male) – Nivin Pauly
  • Romantic Star of South Indian Cinema – Diganth
  • Sensational Music Director – Anirudh
  • Sensation Innovative Marketing – 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SIIMA in Sharjah postponed to September". Gulf News. Retrieved 2013-06-05. 
  2. ^ "Trisha - 10 years of excellence". Behindwoods. Retrieved 31 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Sudish Kamath. "Stars in Sharjah". The Hindu. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  4. ^ http://entertainment.in.msn.com/gallery/2013-south-indian-international-movie-awards-day-1-1

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