SIIMA Awards 2018: List of winners from Tollywood and Kollywood

The prestigious South Indian International Movie Awards 2018 were held on the 15th and 16th September 2018 in Dubai. The event honoured some of the best talents and movies down south.
Some renowned celebrities from the Southern film industry made their presence felt at the glamorous two-day event.
On day one, the winners from Malayalam and Tamil films were announced and on the day two, winners from Telugu and Kannada movies were given awards. Apart from the award ceremony, there were some mesmerising performances by actors.

Winners list from Telugu Movies:
Best Film: Baahubali 2 - The Conclusion
Best Film (Critics): Gauthamiputra Satakarni

Best Director: SS Rajamouli (Baahubali - The Conclusion)
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male): Prabhas - Baahubali The Conclusion
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male) -Critics: Nandamuri Balakrishna (Gauthamiputra Satakarni)
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female): Kajal Agarwal (Nene Raju Nene Mantri)
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male): Aadhi Pinisetty (Ninnu Kori)
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female) - Critics : Rithika Singh (Guru)
Entertainer Of The Year: Rana Daggubati -(Baahubali - The Conclusion, The Ghazi Attack, Nene Raju Nene Mantri)

Best Music Director: MM Keeravani (Baahubali - The Conclusion)
Best Lyric Writer: Suddala Ashok Teja (Fidaa)
Best Playback Singer (Male) : Kaala Bhairava (Baahubali - The Conclusion)
Best Playback Singer (Female) : Madhu Priya (Fidaa)
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Female) : Bhumika Chawla (MCA)
Best Actor In A Negative Role : Rana Daggubati (Baahubali - The Conclusion)
Best Debutant Actor (Male): Ishan (Rogue)
Best Debutant Actor (Female) : Kalyani Priyadarshini (Hello)
Best Debutant Director : Sandeep Vanga (Arjun Reddy)
Best Comedian : Rahul Ramakrishna (Arjun Reddy)
Best Cinematographer : Senthil Kumar (Baahubali - The Conclusion)

Winners list from Tamil movies:
Best Film: Vikram Vedha
Best Director: Atlee (Mersal)
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male): Siva Karthikeyan (Velaikkaran)
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male) - Critics: Madhavan (Vikram Vedha)
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female): Nayantara (Aramm)
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male): MS Bhaskar (8 Thottakkal)
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Female) : Shivada (Adhe Kangal)
Best Music Director: AR Rahman (Mersal)
Best Playback Singer (Male): SID Sriram (Mersal)
Best Playback Singer (Female) : Lukshmi Sivaneswaralingam (Bogan)
Best Lyric Writer: Vivek (Aala Poraan & Mersal)
Best Debutant Actor (Male): Vasanth Ravi (Taramani)
Best Debutant Actor (Female) : Aditi Rao Hydari (Kaatru Veliyidai)


Best Debutant Director : Arun Prabhu Purushothaman (Aruvi)
Best Actor In A Negative Role : SJ Surya (Mersal & Spyder)
Best Cinematographer: Ravi Varman (Kaatru Veliyidai)
Best Comedian : Soori (Sangili Bungili Kadhava Thorae)

-Akhila Kakarala