The 62nd Filmfare Awards of South took off on June 28, 2015 at the Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai. The ceremony saw some of the biggest names of South Indian film industry spread across all four different languages: Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada. Over the years South Indian cinema has reached on to become a supreme contributor towards Indian cinema over all and the quality of films being produced by the industries are matching Bollywood shoulder-to-shoulder.
At this year’s 62nd Filmfare Awards South produced by Britannia, big names in the nominations include frequent stars like Mammootty, Ajith Kumar, Allu Arjun, Nagarjuna and Venkatesh. While current frontrunners like Dulquer Salman, Dhanush, Siddharth, Nivin Pauly and more have been added to the list for Best Actors in their respective languages. Best Actresses include names like Manju Warrier, Nazriya Nazim, Amala Paul, Catherine Tresa, Kajal Aggarwal, Shruti Haasan among others.
Some of the best films given by Southern cinema this year includes Drishya, Bangalore Days, How Old Are You?, Mammootty starrer critically acclaimed film Munnariyippu, Kaththi, Madras, Drushyam and Karthikeya among others. Hit Malayalam film Drishyam has influenced industries like Tamil, Telugu as well as Hindi to remake the film due to its amazing storyline. Interestingly two of the remakes have been nominated for Best Film category.
Take a look at the list of WINNERS of Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films at the 62nd Filmfare Awards South:
Best Film: Kaththi
Best Director: A. R. Murugadoss – Kaththi
Best Actor: Dhanush – Velaiyilla Pattathari
Best Actress: Malavika Nair – Cuckoo
Best Supporting Actor: Bobby Simha – Jigarthanda
Best Supporting Actress: Ritwika – Madras
Best Playback Singer – Male: Pradeep Kumar – “Aagayam Theepiditha” from Madras
Best Playback Singer – Female: Uthara Unnikrishnan – “Azhagu” from Saivam
Best Music Director: Anirudh Ravichander – Velaiyilla Pattathari
Best Lyricist: Na. Muthukumar – “Azhagu” from Saivam
Best Film: Manam
Best Director: Vikram Kumar – Manam
Best Actor: Allu Arjun – Race Gurram
Best Actress: Shruthi Haasan – Race Gurram
Best Supporting Actor: Jagapathi Babu – Legend
Best Supporting Actress: Lakshmi Manchu – Chandamama Kathalu
Best Playback Singer – Male: Simha – “Cinema Choopista” from Race Gurram
Best Playback Singer – Female: Sunitha Upadrashta – “Yem Sandeham Ledu” from Oohalu Gusagusalade
Best Music Director: Anoop Rubens – Manam
Best Lyricist: Chandrabose – “Kanipinchina Maa Ammake” from Manam
Best Film: Munnariyippu
Best Director: Anjali Menon – Bangalore Days
Best Actor: Mammootty – Varsham
Best Actress: Manju Warrier – How Old Are You?
Best Supporting Actor: Jayasurya – Apothecary
Best Supporting Actress: Parvathy – Bangalore Days
Best Playback Singer – Male: Haricharan – “Ethu Kari Ravilum” from Bangalore Days
Best Playback Singer – Female: Shreya Ghoshal – “Vijanathayil” from How Old Are You?
Best Music Director: Gopi Sunder – Bangalore Days
Best Lyricist: BK Harinarayanan – “Olanjali Kuruvi” from 1983