The SIIMA Awards 2022 ended on a grand note last night in Bengaluru.
It was a spectacular evening where South stars gathered under one roof and celebrated the creativity of the Kannada and Telugu film industry.
As expected, Allu Arjun’s pan-India blockbuster Pushpa: The Rise stole the show by bagging 6 awards.
The Tamil and Malayalam leg of the award function will be held on September 11.
Let’s look at the winners’ list from the Telugu and Kannada film industry.
Best Film – Pushpa: The Rise
Best Actor in a Leading Role – Allu Arjun for Pushpa: The Rise
Best Actor in a Leading Role – Critics – Naveen Polishety for Jathi Ratnalu
Best Actress in a Leading Role – Pooja Hegde for Most Eligible Bachelor
Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Jagadeesh Prathap Bandari for Pushpa: The Rise
Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Varalaxmi Sarathkumar for Krack
Best Actor in a Comedy Role – Sudarshan for Ek Mini Katha
Best Director – Sukumar for Pushpa: The Rise
Best Debutant Director – Buchi Babu Sana for Uppena
Best Cinematographer – C. Ramprasad for Akhanda
Best Debutant Producer Award – Satish Vegesna (SV2 Entertainment)
Best Music Director – Devi Sri Prasad for Pushpa: The Rise
Best Debutant Actress – Krithi Shetty for Uppena
Best Playback Singer (Female) – Geetha Madhuri for the song Jai Balayya from Akhanda
Best Playback Singer (Male) – Ram Miriyala for the song Chitti from Jathi Ratnalu
Best Lyric Writer – Chandrabose for Srivalli from Pushpa: The Rise
Best Actor in a Leading Role – Late Puneeth Rajkumar for Yuvarathnaa
Best Actress in a Leading Role – Ashika Ranganath for Madhagaja
Best Actress in a Leading Role – Critics – Amrutha Iyengar for Badava Rascal
Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Pramod for Rathnan Prapancha
Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Aarohi Narayan for Drishya 2
Best Actor in a Negative Role – Pramod Shetty for Hero
Best Actor in Comedy Role – Chikkanna for Pogaru
Best Debutant Actor – Nagabhushana for Ikkat
Best Debutant Actress – Sharanya Shetty for 1980
Best Director – Tharun Sudhir for Roberrt
Best Debutant Director – Shankar Guru for Badava Rascal
Best Cinematographer – Sudhakar Raj for Roberrt
Best Music Director – Arjun Janya for Roberrt
Best Playback Singer (Female) – Chaitra Achar for the song Sojugada Soojumallige from Garuda Gamana Vrishabha Vahana
Best Playback Singer (Male) – Armaan Malik and Thaman S. for Neenade
Best Lyric Writer – Vasuki Vaibhav for the song Nee Parichaya from Ninna Sanihake
Along with these titles, special awards were bestowed to felicitate celebrities who made a mark in the South film industry.
Special Appreciation Award – Producers Omkaar Movies for period drama film Kannadiga
Most Popular Hindi Actor in South India – Ranveer Singh
Youth Icon South (Female) – Pooja Hegde
Youth Icon South (Male) – Vijay Deverakonda
Sensation of Kannada Cinema 2021 – Dhananjaya
Most Promising Newcomer (Female) – Sreeleela
Most Promising Newcomer (Male) – Teja Sajja