SIIMA Awards 2018
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Vijay's Mersal has topped the Tamil winners' list of SIIMA (South Indian International Movie Awards) with 5 honours, while R Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathi's Vikram Vedha won the Best Film award.

SIIMA rewards the artistic and technical achievements of the South Indian film industry. The award event of 2018 was held at the Bollywood Parks in Dubai on September 14 and 15. The bosses of the show announced the winners' list of Tamil and Malayalam on its opening days.

Mersal won coveted awards like best director, best music director, best villain, best playback singer (male) and best lyricist. Sivakarthikeyan and Nayanthara bagged the best actor and actress for their performances in the movies Velaikkaran and Aramm, respectively.

Here is the complete Tamil winners list of SIIMA Awards 2018.

Category Tamil
Best Film Vikram Vedha
 Best Director Atlee (Mersal)
Best Actor Sivakarthikeyan (Velaikkaran)
Best Actress Nayanthara (Aramm)
Best Actor In A Supporting Role Bhaskar (8 Thottakkal)
Best Actress In a Supporting Role Shivada (Adhe Kangal)
Best Music Director Ar Rahman (Mersal)
Best Lyric Writer Vivek (Aala Poraan and Mersal)
Best Playback Singer (Male) Sid Sriram (Mersal)
Best Playback Singer (Female) Luksimi Sivaneswaralingam (Bogan)
Best Actor In A Negative Role SJ Surya (Mersal and Spyder)
Best Debutant Actor Vasanth Ravi (Taramani)
Best Debuteant Actress Aditi Rao Hydari (Kaatru Veliyidai)
Best Debutant Director Arun Prabhu Purushothaman (Aruvi)
Best Cinematographer Ravi Varman (Kaatru Veliyidai)
Best Comedian Soori (Sangili Bungili Kadhava Thorae)
Lifetime Achievement Award P Susheela
Critics Award
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male) R Madhavan For Vikram Vedha
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female) Aditi Balan For Aruvi

SIIMA Awards 2018 was a starry night with many celebs including Vikram, Khushboo, Sarath Kumar, Radhika and Hanisika attending it. The winners were honoured amid brillaint dance performances by leading actors. Here are the photos of winners, celebs and performances.