The two-day South Indian International Movie Awards event (SIIMA 2014) concluded on Saturday, 13 September, in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia.
The second day event also witnessed several film celebrities including Tamannah, Asin, Devi Sri Prasad, Navdeep, Isha Talwar, Regina Cassandra, Puneeth Rajkumar, Shivarajkumar, Vijay and Amala Paul, Parvathi Menon, Simbu, Trisha, Shriya Saran, Aftab Shivdasani, Rana Daggubati, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Bhojpuri actor Manoj Tiwari, Avika Gor and Shriya Saran among others gracing the occasion.
The winners of the SIIMA awards from the Tamil film industry were announced. Dhanush won the best actor (critics) award for his performance in the critically-acclaimed film "Mariyaan." Actor Simbu received the award on behalf of Dhanush during the awards ceremony.
Dhanush took to Twitter to thank SIIMA as well as the fans who voted for him. He also thanked Simbu for collecting the award.
Thank u siima 4 givin me best actor 4 MARIYAAN.thanks 2 everyone who voted 4 me and thanks Simbu 4 collecting it :) pic.twitter.com/KkqDISLPXG
— Dhanush (@dhanushkraja) September 13, 2014
Trisha won the best actress award for "Endrendrum Punnagai," while "Soodhu Kavvum" was chosen as the best film.
Composer Anirudh won the best music director award for "Ethir Neechal."
"Thank you SIIMA Awards for giving me the Best Music Director of the year 2013 for Ethir Neechal.My second SIIMA in two consecutive years :)," Anirudh tweeted.
Sivakarthikeyan bagged the best actor award for "Ethir Neechal" and the sensation of south Indian cinema award, while Simbu won the stylish star of south Indian cinema award.
Ajith's "Arrambam" has won two awards including best supporting actor (Arya) and best dance choreographer (Shobi).
Check below the complete list of SIIMA 2014 winners
Best Actor: Sivakarthikeyan ("Ethir Neechal")
Best Actor (critics): Dhanush ("Mariyaan")
Best Actress: Trisha ("Endrendrum Punnagai")
Best Actress (Critics): Parvathi Menon ("Mariyaan")
Best Film: "Soodhu Kavvum"
Best Director: Bala ("Paradesi")
Best Music Director: Anirudh ("Ethir Neechal")
Best Comedian: Soori ("Varuthapadatha Vaalibar Sangam")
Best Actor In Supporting Role (Male): Arya ("Arrambam")
Best Actor In Supporting Role (Female): Nanditha Swetha ("Ethir Neechal")
Best Debutant (Male): Gautham Karthik ("Kadal")
Best Debutant (Female): Sri Divya ("Varuthapadatha Vaalibar Sangam")
Best Debutant Director: Nalan Kumarasamy ("Soodhu Kavvum")
Best Debutant Producer: Vishal/ Vishal Film Factory ("Paandiya Naadu")
Best Actor in Negative Role: Neetu Chandraa ("Aadhi Bhagavan")
Best Cinematographer: Rajiv Menon ("Kadal")
Best Fight Choreographer: Anal Arasu ("Paandiya Naadu")
Best Lyricist: Na Muthikumar ("Aanandha Yaazhai"/ "Thangameengal")
Best Playback Singer (Male): Sriram Parthasarathy ("Aanandha Yaazhai"/ "Thangameengal")
Best Playback Singer (Female): Shakthisree Gopalan ("Nenjukulle"/ "Kadal")
Best Dance Choreographer: Shobi ("En Fuse Poche"/ "Arrambam")
Best Child Actor: Sadhana ("Thangameengal")
Sensation of south Indian cinema - Sivakarthikeyan
Stylish Star of South Indian Cinema: Silambarasan
Youth Icon of the South Indian Cinema (Actor): Puneeth Rajkumar
Youth Icon of the South Indian Cinema (Actress): Asin
Rising Star of South Indian Cinema: Lakshmi Menon
Life Time Achievement Award: K. Bhagyaraj
Best Film - Special Appreciation Award: "Paradesi" (B Studios-Bala)
Couple of the Year: Director Vijay and Amala Paul