65th Filmfare Awards
While 'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion' won 8 awards, both 'Vikram Vedha' and 'Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum' bagged four awards each.

The 65th Filmfare awards (South), held in Hyderabad on Saturday, was all glitz and glamour, with many celebrities from the four south Indian film industries in attendance.

In Tollywood, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion swept the awards, with eight honours. Directed by SS Rajamouli, the Baahubali 2 won him the award for Best Director. Vijay Devarakonda won the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male) for Arjun Reddy while Sai Pallavi won the Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female) for Fidaa.

In Kollywood, Vikram Vedha bagged four awards, with Pushkar Gayatri winning the award for Best Director and Vijay Sethupathi bagging the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male). Nayanthara won the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female) for Aramm.

In Mollywood, Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum won big, bagging four out of the 12 honours. For the film, Dileesh Pothan won the award for Best Director and Fahadh Faasil for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male). Parvathy won the Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female) for Take Off.

In Sandalwood, Tarun Sudhir won the award for Best Director for Chowka. Puneet Rajkumar bagged the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male) for Rajakumara. Shruthi Hariharan won the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female) for Beautiful Manasugalu.

Here is the full list of awardees:

Best film

Telugu - Baahubali 2: The Conclusion

Tamil - Aramm

Malayalam - Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum

Kannada - Ondu Motteya Kathe

 

Best Actor (Male) - Critics

Telugu - Venkatesh (Garu)

Tamil - Karthi (Theeran Adigaram Ondru) and R Madhavan (Vikram Vedha)

Malayalam - Tovino Thomas (Mayaanadhi)

Kannada - Dhananjaya (Allama)

 

Best Actor (Female) - Critics

Telugu - Ritika Singh (Guru)  

Tamil - Aditi Balan (Aruvi)

Malayalam - Manju Warrier (Udaranam Sujatha)

Kannada - Shraddha Srinath (Operation Allemellama)

 

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male)

Telugu - Vijay Deverakonda (Arjun Reddy)

Tamil - Vijay Sethupathy (Vikram Vedha)

Malayalam - Fahaad Faasil (Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum)

Kannada - Puneet Rajkumar – (Rajakumara)

 

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female)

Telugu - Sai Pallavi (Fidaa)

Tamil - Nayanthara (Aramm)

Malayalam - Parvathy (Take Off)

Kannada - Shruthi Hariharan (Beautiful Manasugalu)

 

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male)

Telugu - Rana Daggubati (Baahubali 2: The Conclusion)

Tamil - Prasanna (Thiruttupayale 2)

Malayalam - Alencier (Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum)

Kannada - P Ravishankar (College Kumar)

 

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female)

Telugu - Ramya Krishnan (Baahubali 2: The Conclusion)

Tamil - Nithya Menen (Mersal)

Malayalam - Shanthi Krishna (Njandukalude Nattil Oru Idavella)

Kannada - Bhavani Prakash (Urvi)

 

Best Music  

Telugu - M M Keeravani (Baahubali 2: The Conclusion)

Tamil - AR Rahman (Mersal)

Malayalam - Rex Vijayan (Mayaanadhi)

Kannada - B J Bharath (Beautiful Manasugalu)

 

Best Lyrics

Telugu - M M Keeravani – Dandaalayyaa (Baahubali 2: The Conclusion)

Tamil - Vairamuthu – Vaan (Kaatru Veliyidai)

Malayalam - Anvar Ali – Mizhiyil Ninnu Mizhiyilekku (Mayanadhi)

Kannada - V Nagendra Prasad - Appa I Love You (Chowka)

 

Debut Awards

Best Debut (Male)

Vasanth Ravi – Taramani (Tamil)

Antony Varghese - Angamali Diaries (Malayalam)

 

Best Debut (Female)

Kalyani Priyadarshan – Hello (Telugu)

Aishwarya Lekshmi - Njandukalude Naatil Oridavela (Malayalam)

 

Best Playback Singer (Male)

Telugu - Hemachandra – Oosupodhu (Fidaa)

Tamil - Anirudh Ravichander – Yaanji (Vikram Vedha)

Malayalam - Shabaz Aman - Mizhiyil ninnu mizhiyilekku (Mayaanadhi)

Kannada - Armaan Malik - Ondu Malebillu (Chakravarthi)

 

Best Playback Singer (Female)

Telugu - Madhu Priya – Vachinde (Fidaa)

Tamil - Shashaa Tirupati – Vaan (Kaatru Veliyidai)

Malayalam - KS Chitra – Nadavaathil (Kambhoji)

Kannada - Anuradha Bhat - Appa I Love You (Chowka)

 

Lifetime Achievement Award -  Kaikala Satyanarayana

Best Production Design - Sabu Cyril (Baahubali 2: The Conclusion)

Best Cinematographer - K K Senthil Kumar (Baahubali 2: The Conclusion)

Best Choreographer - Sekhar V J - Ammadu let us kummudu ( Khaidi No.150) & Vachchinde (Fidaa)