South India International Movie Awards (SIIMA) 2018 celebrations were kickstarted in Dubai on 14 September. Actors and technicians of Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam film industries graced the glittering event.
On the first day of the awards ceremony, awards were given away to the actors and technicians who excelled in Tollywood with their films. Young Rebel Star Prabhas has been chosen for the best actor award category for his performance in Baahubali 2. Rajamouli stood as the best director for the same film. Following is the list of winners from various categories.
BEST FILM: BAAHUBALI 2
BEST ACTOR: Prabhas (BAAHUBALI 2)
BEST DIRECTOR: SS RAJAMOULI (BAAHUBALI 2)
BEST FILM (CRITICS): GAUTHAMIPUTRA SATAKARNI)
BEST ACTOR (CRITICS): BALAKRISHNA (GAUTHAMIPUTRA SATAKARNI)
BEST ACTRESS: KAJAL (NENE RAJU NENE MANTRI)
BEST ACTRESS (CRITICS): RITIKA SINGH
ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR: RANA (BAAHUBALI 2, GHAZI, NRNM)
BEST MUSICIAN: KEERAVANI (BAAHUBALI 2)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: ADHI PINISETTY (NINNU KORI)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS BHUMIKA (MCA)
BEST LYRICIST: SUDDALA ASHOK TEJA (FIDAA)
BEST VILLAIN: RANA (BAAHUBALI 2)
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: SENTHIL KUMAR (BAAHUBALI 2)