IIFA Utsavam Nomination List
IIFA Utsavam Nomination ListIIFA

The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards' first-ever "IIFA Utsavam" will be held from 4 to 6 December in Hyderabad to honour the best performances in South Indian cinema for 2015.

On the inaugural day, the FICCI-IIFA Business Forum will have a meeting of prominent film personalities, CEOs and industry leaders to discuss cinema tourism, infrastructure, media, cinema co-productions and investment opportunities.

While IIFA Utsavam will honour artistes from Tamil and Malayalam film cinema on the second day, awards for Kannada and Telugu cinema will be given away on the final day. 

The award categories include best film, director, actor, actress, supporting actor, supporting actress, actor in negative role, comedian, lyricist, music director, singer (male) and singer (female). 

Among Malayalam films, Prithviraj Sukumaran's "Ennu Ninte Moideen" tops the IIFA Utsavam 2015 nominations with as many as 16 nominations in various categories, followed by Nivin Pauly's "Premam" and Lal Jose's "Nee-Na".

Check out the complete nomination list for Malayalam films below:

Also check Kannada Nominations' List

Best film

EntryFilm
Binoy Shankarath, Ragy Thomas, Dr Suresh Kumar "Ennu Ninte Moideen"
Anwar Rasheed "Premam"
Lal Jose "Nee-Na"
Amal Neerad and Fahadh Faasil "Iyobinte Pusthakam"
Mammootty (Play House) "Varsham"

Best Director

EntryFilm
R S Vimal "Ennu Ninte Moideen"
Lal Jose "Nee-Na"
Amal Neerad "Iyobinte Pusthakam"
Alphonse Putharen "Premam"
Santhosh Viswanath "Chirakodinja Kinavukal"

Best Actor

EntryFilm
Prithviraj Sukumaran "Ennu Ninte Moideen"
Vijay Babu "Nee-Na"
Fahadh Faasil "Iyobinte Pusthakam"
Mammootty "Varsham"
Jayasurya "Kumbasaram"
Nivin Pauly "Premam"

Best Actress

EntryFilm
Parvathi Menon "Ennu Ninte Moideen"
Deepti Sati "Nee-Na"
Anusree Nair "Ithihasa"
Amala Paul "Mili"
Manju Warrier "Ennum Eppozhum"
Padmapriya "Iyobinte Pusthakam"

Best Supporting Actor - Male

EntryFilm
Tovino Thomas "Ennu Ninte Moideen"
Saikumar "Ennu Ninte Moideen"
Chemban Vinod Jose "Nee-Na"
Soubin Shahir "Chandrettan Evideya"
Aju Varghese "Oru Vadakan Selfie"
Saiju Kurup "Aadu Oru Bheegara Jeeviyanu"

Best Supporting Actor - Female

EntryFilm
Lena "Ennu Ninte Moideen"
Namitha Pramod "Chandrettan Evideya"
Aan Augustine "Nee-Na"
Srinda "Chirakodinja Kinavukal"
K P A C Lalitha "Loham"
Madonna "Premam"

Best Comedian

EntryFilm
Soubin Shahir "Premam"
Aju Varghese "Oru Vadakan Selfie"
Vinay Forrt "Premam"
Aju Varghese "Kunjiramayanam"
Chemban Vinod Jose "Chandrettan Evideya"
Chemban Vinod Jose "Iyobinte Pusthakam"

Best Actor in Negative Role

EntryFilm
Jayasurya "Iyobinte Pusthakam"
Alphonse Putharen "Premam"
Bala "Ennu Ninte Moideen"
Vijay Babu "Double Barrel"
Kunchacko Boban "Chirakodinja Kinavukal"
Renji Panicker "Ennum Eppozhum"

Best Music Director

EntryFilm
M Jayachandran, Gopi Sunder, Ramesh Narayanan "Ennu Ninte Moideen"
Rajesh Murugesan "Premam"
Nikhil J Menon "Nee-Na"
Yakzan Gary Pereira, Neha S Nair "Iyobinte Pusthakam"
Rahul Raj "Kohinoor"

Best Lyricist

EntryFilmSongs
Rafeeq Ahamed "Ennu Ninte Moideen" "Mukkathe Penne"
Rafeeq Ahamed "Ennu Ninte Moideen" "Kathirunnu"
Shabareesh Varma "Premam" "Malare"
B.K. Harinarayanan "Kohinoor" "Hemanthamen"
Vennu Gopal "Nee-Na" "Then Nila"

Best Playback Singer - Male

EntryFilmSongs
Vijay Yesudas "Premam" "Malare"
Muhammad Maqbool Mansoor "Ennu Ninte Moideen" "Mukkathe Penne"
Vijay Yesudas "Ennu Ninte Moideen" "Kannodu Chollanu"
Vijay Yesudas "100 Days Of Love" "Hridayathin Niramayi"
Vijay Yesudas "Kohinoor" "Hemanthanmen"

Best Playback Singer - Female

EntryFilmSongs
Shreya Ghoshal "Ennu Ninte Moideen" "Kathirunnu"
Neha S Nair "Iyobinte Pusthakam" "Mane, Ravu"
Vaikom Vijayalakshmi "Oru Vadakan Selfie" "Kaikkottum Kandittila"
Preethi Pillai "Chandrettan Evideya" "Vasanthamalike"
Mridula warrier "100 Days Of Love" "Hridayathin Niramayi"
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