SIIMA Awards 2023: Check Complete Winners List; Mrunal Thakur And Jr. NTR Win Big

SIIMA Awards 2023: Glitz, Glamour, and Outstanding Talent Take Dubai by Storm

SIIMA Awards 2023 Winners List

South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) 2023, the much-awaited extravaganza of the Southern film industry, lit up Dubai on September 15th and 16th at the Dubai World Trade Centre. This year, they marked the eleventh edition of SIIMA. Thus, the stars shone their brightest, and cinema enthusiasts celebrated the magic of South Indian cinema.


Best Director Awards

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Best Malayalam Director: The competition was fierce, but Amal Neerad clinched the coveted title of “Bheeshma Parvan.” At the same time, notable names like Khalid Rahman, Mahesh Narayanan, Tharun Moorthy, and Vineeth Sreenivasan put up intense fights.

Best Tamil Director: Gautham Ramachandran triumphed for “Gargi”. She was also, leaving behind acclaimed directors like Lokesh Kanagaraj, M Manikandan, Mani Ratnam, and Mithran R Jawahar.

Best Kannada Director: Anup Bhandari, the man behind “Vikrant Rona,” emerged as the victor. The competition included Darling Krishna, Kiranraj K, Prashant Neel, and Rishab Shetty.

Best Telugu Director: SS Rajamouli wielded his directorial prowess in “RRR” and won the hearts of both the jury and the audience. Chandoo Mondeti, Hanu Raghavapudi, Sashi Kiran Tikka, and Vimal Krishna also showcased their brilliance.


Best Comedian Awards

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Best Telugu Comedy Actor: Brahmaji, Rajendra Prasad, Rajkumar Kasireddy, Srinivasa Reddy, and Vennela Kishore tickled funny bones, but Brahmaji’s humor in “Like Share & Subscribe” had everyone in splits.

Best Tamil Comedy Actor: Harish Kumar, Karunas, Soori, VTV Ganesh. And Yogi Babu created waves of laughter, with Soori’s antics in “Don” earning him the accolade.

Best Malayalam Comedy Actor: Laughter echoed through the audience as Azees Nedumangad, Johny Antony, Pramod Velijanad, Rajesh Madhavan, and Shammi Thilakan tickled their funny bones. Azees Nedumangad’s rib-tickling performance in “Jaya Jaya Jaya Jaya Hey” earned him the crown.

Best Kannada Comedy Actor: Chikkanna, Kuri Pratap, Nagabhushana, Prakash Thuminad, and Sadhu Kokila brought the house down. Thus, Chikkanna’s impeccable timing in “Trivikrama” won him the trophy.


The Complete List: Celebrating Excellence

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SIIMA Awards 2023 celebrated excellence in various categories, showcasing the incredible talent that the South Indian film industry boasts. Thus, the event was a testament to the industry’s incredible diversity and creativity, from outstanding directors to comedians who left us in splits. As the SIIMA juggernaut moves forward, we eagerly await the next edition to see which stars shine brightest. And whose talent will leave us in awe. Therefore, let’s continue to celebrate the magic of South Indian cinema! Here is the list


SIIMA Awards 2023 Kannada Winners

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Critics) – Rishab Shetty

Best Film – 777 Charlie

Sensation of the Year – Karthikeya 2

Best Actor in a Negative Role – Achyuth Kunar for Kantara

Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Diganth Manchale for Gaalipata 2

Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Shubha Raksha for Home Minister

Best Debutant Producer – Apeksha Purohit and Pavan Kumar Wadeyar for Dollu

Best Debutant Actor – Pruthvi Shamanur


SIIMA Awards 2023 Telugu Winners

Best Actor in a Leading Role – Jr NTR for RRR

Best Director – SS Rajamouli for RRR

Best Film – Sita Ramam

Best Debutant Actress – Mrunal Thakur for Sita Ramam

Flipkart Fashion Youth Icon – Shruti Haasan

Best Debutant Producers – Sharath-Anurag for Major

Promising Newcomer – Bellamkonda Ganesh

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Critics) – Adivi Sesh

Best Actress in a Leading Role – Sreeleela for Dhamaka

Best Actress in a Leading Role (Critics) – Mrunal Thakur for Sita Ramam

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