Every year, stalwarts from the four major South Indian Film industries gather for the South Indian International Movie Awards. The SIIMA is considered as one of the most prestigious award functions that appreciates the incredible work put in by the various artists of Tollywood, Kollywood, Sandalwood, and Mollywood. The year 2018 was brilliant in terms of movies that hit the big screen. If KGF: Chapter 1 took Kannada movies to another level, Vada Chennai did that for Tamil movie industry. The 8th edition of SIIMA was held at Doha, Qatar on the 15th and 16th of August. A grand event honoring the best in South Indian cinema, the SIIMA 2019 was a success.

Here is a list of the winners from the four major industries:

Best Director

Telugu: Sukumar (Rangasthalam)

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Tamil: Pandiraj (Kadaikutty Singam)

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Malayalam: Sathyan Anthikkad (Njan Prakashan)

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Kannada: Prashanth Neel (KGF: Chapter 1)

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Best Film

Tamil: Pariyerum Perumal

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Malayalam: Sudani from Nigeria

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Best Actor and Actress

Telugu:

Keerthy Suresh (Mahanati)

Keerthy Suresh’s portrayal of legendary actress Savitri was flawless. The young actress received widespread appreciation for her career-best performance.

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Ram Charan (Rangasthalam)

Superstar Ram Charan plays the role of Chitti Babu, a young man with a partial hearing disability. He received high praise from the audience and critics for this role.

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Tamil:

Trisha Krishnan (96)

This Vijay Sethupathi-Trisha starrer will take you down memory lane. A movie filled with nostalgia, it will remind you of your school-crush. Trisha’s role as Jaanu won many hearts.

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Dhanush (Vada Chennai)

Part 1 of the Vetrimaan-Dhanush trilogy, Vada Chennai is a simply brilliant gangster drama. Dhanush as Anbu, a talented carrom player who gets caught up in a local gang war does a fantastic job.

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Malayalam:

Aishwarya Lekshmi (Varathan)

A doctor-turned-actress, Aishwarya Lekshmi gets into the skin of her character and adds tension to the already suspenseful movie.

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Tovino Thomas (Theevandi)

Theevandi provided a fresh look at addiction. Tovino proved his acting prowess through this film and the movie evidently did wonders for the star.

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Kannada:

Yash (KGF)

Yash as a messiah of sorts kills it with his performance, dialogue delivery, and action sequences in this most awaited Kannada film of the year.

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