After the rocking Day 1, SIIMA 2017 Day 2 began with a bang. The second day awarded artistes from the Malayalam and Tamil film industries. The day was grand and the creme de la creme of all four south Indian film industries were present. From Tamil stars Madhavan, Sivakarthiyan, Nayanthara and Trisha, to Malayalam actors Mohanlal and Nivin Pauly, some of the most popular celebs took home the winner trophies under various categories.
Bollywood stars Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif were also present at the event, and gave away the Best Actor award (Female). Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, who won the award for her performance in Thara Thappata was not present, hence R Madhavan, her co-star in Vikram Vedha received it for her. There was also an impromptu performance on stage as Ranbir, Rana Daggubati, Madhavan, Nivin Pauly, Nani and Siva Karthikeyan donned a lungi over their dapper outfits.
Malayalam movie winners, Mohanlal, to no one’s surprise, won the Best Actor award for his performance in Pulimurugan, which also won Vyshakh the Best Director award too. Nayanthara won the second Best Actress award for the night as she won for her scintillating performance in Puthiya Niyamam. Asha Sharath won the Best Actress Award (Critics) for her role in Anuraga Karikkinvellam. Kammattipaadam won the Best Film award, while KS Chitra and Sooraj Santosh took away the singing honours. Lakshmy Ramakrishnan won the Best Supporting Actress for Jacobinte Swargarajyam.
In Malayalam, superstar Mohanlal won the Best Actor (Male) award, while Nivin Pauly was awarded Best Actor under Critics choice category. Nayanthara won the Best Actor (Female) award for her film Puthiya Niyamam while Asha Sarath won the same under the Critics choice category. Kammattipadam won the Best film award in Malayalam.
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