SIIMA 2016
SIIMA 2016 Telugu movie nominations revealed, Baahubali, Srimanthudu lead the list. Pictured: SIIMA 2016 posterFacebook/SIIMAWARDS

SS Rajamouli's "Baahubali: The Beginning" and Mahesh Babu's "Srimanthudu" topped the list of Telugu movie nominations at SIIMA (South Indian International Movie Awards) 2016.

The organisers of SIIMA had hinted about the nominations on its official Facebook page on May 18. They wrote, "Stay Tuned ‪#‎SIIMA2016 Nominations Coming Soon...." They announced the nomination list for four languages — Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam — on May 24. Later, they posted on Facebook, "#‎SIIMA2016Nominations begin tomorrow... Stay tuned. ‪#‎Singapore."

The organisers of SIIMA have announced nominations in 15 categories. "Baahubali: The Beginning" and "Srimanthudu" have won 11 nominations each in various categories. "Bhale Bhale Magadivoy," "Kanche" and "Rudhramadevi" have got nominated in five categories each, and they are competing with "Baahubali" and "Srimanthudu" for the Best Film, Best director and Best Actor awards.

The SIIMA 2016 function will be a two-day event, which will be held in Singapore on June 30 and July 1. Many celebrities are expected to attend the event and perform on the occasion. The organisers have confirmed that Hansika Motwani and Anirudh Ravichander will be performing live at ‎SIIMA 2016 in ‎Singapore. Click here to vote and choose the best option in different categories of SIIMA 2016.

Here is the list of SIIMA 2016 Telugu movie nominations:

Best Film

"Baahubali - The Beginning" (Shobu Yarlagadda & Prasad Devineni)

"Srimanthudu" (Mythri Movie Makers)

"Bhale Bhale Magadivoy" (Bunny Vassu & UV Creations)

"Kanche" (Y. Rajeev Reddy & J. Sai Babu)

"Rudhramadevi" (Gunasekar)

Best Director

SS Rajamouli ("Baahubali - The Beginning")

Koratala Siva ("Srimanthudu")

Maruthi ("Bhale Bhale Magadivoy")

Krish ("Kanche")

Gunasekhar ("Rudhramadevi")

Best Actor

Prabhas ("Baahubali - The Beginning")

Mahesh Babu ("Srimanthudu")

Nani ("Bhale Bhale Magadivoy")

Varun Tej ("Kanche")

Allu Arjun ("Rudhramadevi")

Best Actress

Samantha ("S/O Satyamurthy")

Shruti Haasan ("Srimanthudu")

Nithya Menen ("Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju")

Lakshmi Manchu ("Dongata")

Anushka ("Rudhramadevi")

Best Debutant Director

Anil Ravipudi ("Pataas")

Sriram Aditya ("Bhale Manchi Roju")

Nag Ashwin ("Yevade Subramanyam")

KK Radha Krishna Kumar ("Jil")

Karthik Ghattamaneni ("Surya vs Surya")

Best Debutant Male

Akash Puri ("Andhra Pori")

Parvateesam ("Kerintha")

Akhil Akkineni ("Akhil")

Satya Karthik ("Tippu")

Vijay Devarekonda ("Yevade Subramanyam")

Best Debutant Female

Pragya Jaiswal ("Kanche")

Malavika Nair ("Yevade Subramanayam")

Shruti Sodhi ("Pataas")

Tridha Choudhury ("Surya vs Surya")

Sayesha Saigal ("Akhil")

Best Comedian

Prudhvi ("Bengal Tiger")

Ali ("S/o Satyamurthy")

Brahmanandam ("Bruce Lee - The Fighter")

Vennela Kishore ("Bhale Bhale Magadivoy")

Srinivas Reddy ("Pataas")

Best Playback Singer (Male)

Dhanunjay & Haricharan (Bhaje Bhaaje / "Gopala Gopala")

Sagar (Jatha Kalise / "Srimanthudu")

MM Keeravani (Nippule Swasaga / "Baahubali - The Beginning")

Raghu Dixit (Jaago Jaagore / "Srimanthudu")

Sonu Nigam (Needhe Needhe / "Gopala Gopala")

Best Playback Singer (Female)

Satya Yamini (Mamatala Talli / "Baahubali - The Beginning")

Ramya Behara (Dhivara / "Baahubali - The Beginning")

Priya Hemesh (Gathama Gathama / "Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju")

Shreya Ghoshal (Nijamenani Nammani / Kanche)

Chinmayi Sripada (Vennellona Mounam / Surya vs Surya)

Best Music Director

MM Keeravani ("Baahubali - The Beginning")

Devi Sri Prasad ("Srimanthudu")

Gopi Sunder ("Bhale Bhale Magadivoy")

SS Thaman ("Bruce Lee - The Fighter")

Devi Sri Prasad ("S/O Satyamurthy")

Best Lyricist

Ramajogayya Sastry (Rama Rama / "Srimanthudu")

Devi Sri Prasad (Super Machi / :S/o Satyamurthy")

Shiva Shakti Datta (Mamatala Talli / "Baahubali - The Beginning")

Ramajogayya Sastry (O Manishi O Maharshi / "Yevade Subramanyam")

Sirivennela Seetarama Sastry (Itu Itu Itu / "Kanche")

Best Actor in a Negative Role

Rana Daggubati ("Baahubali - The Beginning")

Mithun Chakraborty ("Gopala Gopala")

Ravi Kishan ("Kick 2")

Sampath Raj ("Srimanthudu")

Prakash Raj ("Temper")

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female)

Ramya Krishnan ("Baahubali - The Beginning")

Nithya Menen ("Rudhramadevi")

Kriti Kharbanda ("Bruce Lee - The Fighter")

Sneha ("S/O Satyamurthy")

Pavitra Lokesh ("Malli Malli Idi Raniroju")

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male)

Sathyaraj ("Baahubali - The Beginning")

Jagapati Babu ("Srimanthudu")

Upendra ("S/O Satyamurthy")

Rajendra Prasad ("Srimanthudu")

Posani ("Temper")

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