actress respectively. K.V. Anand and A.R.
Rahman were adjudged the best cameraman and
best music director respectively for the film
Sivaji. The best lyricist award went to Pa.
Vijay for penning the lyrics in Unnale Unnale.
S.P. Balasubramaniam took home the best male
singer award for his excellent rendition in
Mozhi while Sadana Sargam bagged the best
female singer for Kreedom.
Veteran actor Sivakumar and Jayapradha
were presented with the lifetime achievement
awards at the function.
In the Telugu film category, Happy Days
ruled the roost by bagging the best film
award, best director award (Shekar Kamula)
and best supporting actress award (Sonia).
The best actor award went to Junior NTR
for the film Yamadhonga and Trisha bagged
the best female actress award for Adavari
Maatalukku Arthale Verule. The best newbies,
male and female, award went to Ram Saran
Teja and Hansika respectively.
Best actor: Mohan Lal (Paradesi)
Best actress: Meera Jasmine (Ore Kadal)
Best film: Katha Parayumbol
Best director: Babu Thiruvalla
Best character actor: Sai Kumar (Ananda
Best character actress: Lakshmi Gopalasamy
Best music director: Osepathan (Ore Kadal)
Best actor: Vijay (Thuniya)
Best actress: Rashmi (Thuniya)
Best film: Aa Thinakalu
Best director: Chaithanya
Best character actor: Sarath Logidasa (Aa
Best character actress: Thara (E Bandhana)
Best music director: Mano Moorthy (Milana)
Best Newface: Hansika (Desamunduru)