Tamil Nadu State Film Awards

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Tamil Nadu State Film Awards are the most notable film awards given for Tamil films in India. They are given annually to honour the best talents and provide encouragement and incentive to the South Indian film industry by the Government of Tamil Nadu.[1] The awards are decided by a committee headed by a Judge. The awards were first given in 1967 and discontinued after 1970. The awards were given again in 1977 and continued till 1982. Since 1988, the awards were regularly given until it became defunct in 2008.[2]

Awards[edit]

List of frequent winners
Artist Wins
Kamal Haasan
10
S. Janaki
7
Ilaiyaraaja
7
Rajinikanth
7
K J Yesudas
5
K S Chitra
4
Meena (Among Actress)
4

Awards are given in the following categories. Follow the links for lists of the award winners, year by year.

Creative awards[edit]

Technical awards[edit]

Special awards[edit]

Retired awards[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://rrtd.nic.in/Film%20Bulletin-July.html
  2. ^ Anandan, ‘Film News’ (2004). Sadhanaigal Padaitha Thamizh Thiraipada Varalaru (Tamil Film History and Its Achievements). Sivagami Publications. p. 738.