The 60th Idea Filmfare Awards 2013 (South) is all set to be held at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre on 20 July, 2013.
The awards will be given in 10 categories and in all South Indian languages films - Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada.
During a press conference held in Hyderabad on Thursday, Filmfare editor Jitesh Pillai said, "The awards this year had great significance as the 60th edition of the awards is coinciding with 100 years of Indian cinema."
Actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu, who graced the press conference, told reporters, "I would like to take risks and take up roles though I may not be sure if they will succeed at the box-office. Filmfare has always recognized true talent and artistes get the push they need when they are recognized."
Earlier in June, actress Tamannaah attended the press conference of the 60th filmfare awards held in Chennai. The gorgeous actress unveiled the black lady at the event.
Prominent members of the film fraternity and business leaders are expected to grace the glittering event on 20 July.
Filmfare has announced the nominations for Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films.
Here are the nominees under the best actor category in all the four south Indian languages. (For entire list of the nominations under various categories, click here)
Best Actor Nominations Male (Tamil)
Vikram - Thandavam
Dhanush - 3
Suriya - Maattrraan
Vijay - Thuppakki
Vijay Sethupathi - Pizza
Best Actor Nominations Male (Telugu)
Pawan Kalyan - Gabbar Singh
Mahesh Babu - Businessman
Ram Charan Teja - Racha
Nagarjuna - Damarukam
Nitin - Ishq
Best Actor Nominations Male (Kannada)
Darshan - Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna
Puneeth Rajkumar - Anna Bond
Yash - Drama
Yogesh - Sidlingu
Best Actor Nominations Male (Malayalam)
Dulquer Salman - Ustad Hotel
Fahad Fazil - 22 Female Kottayam
Maonj K.Jayam - Ardhanari
Mohanlal - Spirit
Lal - Ozhimuri