The SIIMA Awards in 2019 has reached a new territory as Qatar is hosting the eighth edition of the event, which is being held at Lusail Indoor Arena in Doha, on 15th and 16th of August.
On the first day, awards were given to the people from Telugu and Kannada film industries. Whereas the second day is dedicated to Tamil and Malayalam films. [Crawl down to see the pics]
Rocking Star Yash's KGF: Chapter 1 has bagged big awards that includes Best Actor and Best Director. Whreas Rangasthalam from Tollywood walked away with major honours. Check out the winners' list below:
Best Debut Telugu Actor (Female): Paayal Rajput for RX 100
Best Supporting Role (Female): Anasuya Bharadwaj for Rangasthalam
Supporting Role 2019 (Telugu) for Rangasthalam.
Best Actor Critics (Telugu): Vijay Devarakonda
Best Actor in Leading Role Award (Telugu): Ramcharan for Rangasthalam
Best Actress in Lead Role in Telugu (Female): Keerthy Suresh for Mahanati
Best Director (Telugu): Allu Aravind
Best comedian (Telugu): Satya for Chalo
Best Debutant Director (Telugu): Ajay Bhupathi for RX100
Best Music Director (Telugu): Devi Sri Prasad for Rangasthalam
Best Playback Singer Female (Telugu): MM Manasi for 'Rangamma Mangamma' in Rangasthalam
Best Play Back Singer Male (Telugu): Anurag Kulkarni for 'Pilla Ra' in RX 100.
Best Lyrics Writer (Telugu): Chandra Bose for 'Yentha Sakkagunave' in Rangasthalam.
Best Cinematographer (Telugu): Rathnavelu for Rangasthalam
Best Debut Kannada Actor (Female): Anupama Gowda for Aa Karaala Ratri
Best Actor in Leading Role (Kannada): Yash for KGF
Best Director (Kannada): Prashanth Neel
Best Actor in Negative Role: Dhananjaya for Tagaru
Best Debutant Director (Kannada): Mahesh Kumar for Ayogya
Best Lyrics Writer (Kannada): Chetan Kumar for Yennammi Yennammi from Ayogya
Best Cinematographer (Kannada): Bhuvan Gowda for KGF
Best comedian (Kannada): Prakash Thuminad for Sarkar.Hi.Pra.Shaale.Kasaragodu
Best Playback Singer Female (Kannada): Ananya Bhat for 'Hold on' from Tagaru
Best Actress in Supporting Role in Kannada (Female): Archana Jois for KGF
The organisers of the show say that the event will have the presence of over 600 celebrities from four Southern film industries. Around 200 notable personalities that include Chiranjeevi, Mohanlal and Yash are attending SIIMA Awards 2019. For more Pics
Shriya Saran, Vijay Devarakonda, Radhika Sarathkumar, Chiranjeevi, Allu Aravind, Ram Charan, Keerthy Suresh, Rajendra Prasad, Sudheer Babu, Prakash Raj, Raai Laxmi, Niddhi Agerwal and Payal Rajput are among the prominent names from Tollywood who graced the awards function on Thursday evening.
Whereas from Sandalwood, Yash, Saikumar, Anupama Gowda, Sharmila Mandre, Rachitha Ram, Simran, Sonika Gowda, Manvitha Harish, Shanvi Srivastava, Danish Sait, Tejaswini Prakash, Advith Shetty and Nidhi Subbaiah are attending the event on Thursday, 15 August.
The event will be incomplete without the performances of our actors. Devi Sri Prasad, Shriya Saran, Raai Laxmi, Andrea Jaremiah, Manvitha Harish, Shanvi Srivatsava, Sharmiela Mandre, Nikhila Vimal, Oviya, Nidhhi Agerwal, Ashika Ranganath and many others will entertain the guests at the two-day event.