Keerthy does it again, bags SIIMA honour for 'Mahanati'


The SIIMA Awards 2019 is hosting its eighth edition at Lusail Indoor Arena in Doha.

Team SIIMA 2019 had put up the nomination list for Telugu, Kannada, Tamil and Malayalam movies of 2018 a month ago.

On the first day of the event, awards were given to the people from Telugu and Kannada film industries. The next day is allotted for Tamil and Malayalam films.

Stars had already decended and their pics from the ceremony had already landed online.

Keerthy Suresh, who is basking in the glory of winnning the National award for the best actress has also managed to win best actress award at SIIMA as well.

Here we give out a list of the winners from Telugu and Kannada.


Best actress: Keerthy Suresh for Mahanati

Best actor: Ramcharan for Rangasthalam

Best director: Allu Aravind

Best supporting actress: Anasuya Bharadwaj for Rangasthalam

Best supporting actor: Rajendra Prasad for Rangasthalam

Best debutant director: Ajay Bhupathi for RX100

Best debut actor: Paayal Rajput for RX 100

Best actor critics: Vijay Devarakonda

Best comedian: Satya for Chalo

Best cinematographer: Rathnavelu for Rangasthalam

Best music director: Devi Sri Prasad for Rangasthalam

Best playback singer female: MM Manasi for 'Rangamma Mangamma' in Rangasthalam

Best play back singer male: Anurag Kulkarni for 'Pilla Ra' in RX 100.

Best lyricist: Chandra Bose for 'Yentha Sakkagunave' in Rangasthalam.


Best actor: Yash for KGF

Best director: Prashanth Neel

Best supporting actress: Archana Jois for KGF

Best debutant director: Mahesh Kumar for Ayogya

Best debut actor: Anupama Gowda for Aa Karaala Ratri

Best comedian: Prakash Thuminad for Sarkar.Hi.Pra.Shaale.Kasaragodu

Best actor in negative role: Dhananjaya for Tagaru

Best cinematographer: Bhuvan Gowda for KGF

Best playback singer female: Ananya Bhat for 'Hold on' from Tagaru

Best lyricist: Chetan Kumar for Yennammi Yennammi from Ayogya

While Chiranjeevi and Mohanlal are the special guest of honour at the event, many celebs will be performing on stage as well. South Indian International Movie Awards, also known as the SIIMA Awards, rewards the artistic and technical achievements of the South Indian film industry.