The 10th South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) took place in Bengaluru on Saturday. These are one of the most prestigious awards of South Industry. One of the most loved movies Pushpa won seven awards. Here is the list of awards.
Best Film - Pushpa: The Rise
Best Actor in a Leading Role - Allu Arjun for 'Pushpa: The Rise'
Best Actor in a Leading Role - Critics Choice - Naveen Polishety for Jathi Ratnalu
Best Actress in a Leading Role - Pooja Hegde for 'Most Eligible Bachelor'
Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Jagadeesh Prathap Bandari for 'Pushpa: The Rise'
Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Varalaxmi Sarathkumar for 'Krack'
Best Actor in a Comedy Role - Sudarshan for 'Ek Mini Katha'
Best Director - Sukumar for 'Pushpa: The Rise'
Best Debutant Director - Buchi Babu Sana for 'Uppena'
Best Cinematographer - C. Ramprasad for 'Akhanda'
Best Debutant Producer Award - Satish Vegesna (SV2 Entertainment)
Best Music Director - Devi Sri Prasad for 'Pushpa: The Rise'
Best Debutant Actress - Krithi Shetty for 'Uppena'
Best Playback Singer (Female) - Geetha Madhuri for the song Jai Balayya from 'Akhanda'
Best Playback Singer (Male) - Ram Miriyala for the song Chitti from 'Jathi Ratnalu'
Best Lyric Writer - Chandrabose for Srivalli from 'Pushpa: The Rise'
List of Kannada films
Best Actor in a Leading Role - Late Puneeth Rajkumar for Yuvarathnaa
Best Actress in a Leading Role - Ashika Ranganath for Madhagaja
Best Actress in a Leading Role - Critics - Amrutha Iyengar for Badava Rascal
Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Pramod for Rathnan Prapancha
Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Aarohi Narayan for Drishya 2
Best Actor in a Negative Role - Pramod Shetty for Hero
Best Actor in Comedy Role - Chikkanna for Pogaru
Best Debutant Actor - Nagabhushana for Ikkat
Best Debutant Actress - Sharanya Shetty for 1980
Best Director - Tharun Sudhir for Roberrt
Best Debutant Director - Shankar Guru for Badava Rascal
Best Cinematographer - Sudhakar Raj for Roberrt
Best Music Director - Arjun Janya for Roberrt
Best Playback Singer (Female) - Chaitra Achar for the song Sojugada Soojumallige from Garuda Gamana Vrishabha Vahana
Best Playback Singer (Male) - Armaan Malik and Thaman S. for Neenade
Best Lyric Writer - Vasuki Vaibhav for the song Nee Parichaya from Ninna Sanihake
Along with these titles, special awards were bestowed to felicitate celebrities who made a mark in the South film industry.
Special Appreciation Award - Producers #OmkaarMovies for period drama film Kannadiga
Most Popular Hindi Actor in South India - Ranveer Singh
Youth Icon South (Female) - Pooja Hegde
Youth Icon South (Male) - Vijay Deverakonda
The sensation of Kannada Cinema 2021 - Dhananjaya
Most Promising Newcomer (Female) - Sreeleela
Most Promising Newcomer (Male) - Teja Sajja
Special Jury Award for Production Design - Ramakrishna and Monika for Pushpa: The Rise, Thalaivi, and Uppena.