Director Thiru receives Protonic Icon Award
Director Thiru receives 8th Edison Protonic Icon AwardThiru/Twitter

The 8th Edison Award ceremony took place in Chennai on Sunday, 15 February, to honour the best performances of the Tamil film industry for the year 2014.

The event hosted by Sun music VJ Anjana saw the presence of many Kollywood celebs.

While Dhanush received the best actor award for the film "Velai Illa Pattathari", Janani Iyer received the 'Rising star of 2014' award.

Pa Ranjith's "Madras" won the best film award and Anirudh was selected as the best music director for the film "Kaththi".

Check the Full Award List

Best Actor Male - Dhanush ("Velai Illa Pattathari")

Best Director - Pa Ranjith ("Madras")

Best Music Director - Anirudh ("Kaththi")

Best Villain of the year - Bobby Simha ("Jigarthanda")

Best Supporting Actor - Johnny ("Madras")

Best Comedian - Sathish ("Kaththi")

Best Comedian Female Award - Vidyu Raman

Best Debut Director ­- R Velraj ("Velai Illa Pattathari")

Best Debut Actress - Catherine Tresa ("Madras")

Best Choreography - Shoby ('Pakkam Vanthu' - "Kaththi")

Protonic Icon Award ­Director - Thiru ("Naan Sigappu Manidhan")

'Rising star of 2014' award ­- Janani Iyer ("Thegidi")

Retro Actress Award for the year 2014 ­ - Nandita ("Mundasipatti")

Extraordinary Performance of the Year Award - Vedhika 

Enthusiastic Performer of the Year - Shivadaa Nair ("Nedunchalai")

Check the other photos of the event below: