After 16 years of the International Indian Film Academy Weekend and Awards, this year, we saw the birth of IIFA Utsavam. Dedicated to honouring and awarding the best performances of South Indian cinema, IIFA Utsavam encompasses the Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam film industries.
On Day 1 of the premiere IIFA Utsavam Weekend, “Baahubali: The Beginning” took home the highest number of accolades with a total of 6 awards while on Day 2, we won a total of 5 awards. As you can imagine, we couldn’t be any happier and on behalf of the entire team, we would like to thank IIFA Utsavam for hosting this fantastic event in recognition of South India’s hard work and talent. We would also like to thank each and every one of our fans – as we have mentioned countless times, we could not have achieved any of this without your support and we are forever grateful for it!
Here is a comprehensive list of all the awards we won:
Best Picture (Telugu) – “Baahubali: The Beginning”
Best Picture (Tamil) – “Baahubali: The Beginning”
Best Director (Telugu) – S. S. Rajamouli
Best Director (Tamil) – S. S. Rajamouli
Best Supporting Actor (Tamil) – Sathyaraj
Best Supporting Actress (Tamil) – Ramya Krishna
Best Supporting Actress (Telugu) – Ramya Krishna
Best Negative Role (Telugu) – Rana Daggubati
Best Playback Singer Male (Tamil) – Haricharan Seshadri
Best Playback Singer Female (Tamil) – Geetha Madhuri
Best Playback Singer Female (Telugu) – Satya Yamini
Best Production Design – Sabu Cyril
Best Special Effects (Visual) – Srinivas Mohan
Best Choreography – Prem Rakshit
Best Action Choreography – Peter Heins
Best Make-Up – N. Sreeneswara Rao & S. V. Appala Naidu
Congratulations to all the winners and to the IIFA Utsavam team, for putting up such a successful event!