The Fourth Annual UniverCell
Vijay Awards took place at the Nehru Indoor
Stadium on May 29th amidst much fanfare. The
event was a grand affair with many film stars,
technicians, producers and directors attending
A press note from Vijay TV states: “Of
the 131 films released in 2009, winners from
32 different categories were announced in
the evening’s awards ceremony.”
Here are the details of some of the awards
Chevalier Sivaji Ganesan Award Ganesan Award
for Excellence in Indian Cinema: Superstar
Best Entertainer of the year award: Actor
Favorite Hero award and Favorite Heroine award
went to Ilaya Thalapathi Vijay and Anushka
respectively for the film Vettaikaran.
Favorite Film award went to Ayan.
Samuthrakani (Nadodigal) won the Favorite
Oru Chinnathamarai from Vettaikaran was awarded
the Favorite Song of 2009.
The award winners in the 27 BEST categories
were chosen by the eminent jury members
Best Actor of the year 2009: Prakash Raj for
the film Kancheevaram.
Best Actress of the year 2009: Pooja for her
performance in Naan Kadavul.
Best Director Award: Bala for Naan Kadavul.
Best Supporting Actor Male and Best Supporting
Actor Female were won by Jeyaprakash (Pasanga)
and Abhinaya (Naadodigal) respectively.
Best Film Award: Nadodigal.
Best Comedian Award: Santhanam for Siva Manasula
Best Villain Award: Rajendran for Naan Kadavul.
Best Debut Actor Male: Vimal (Pasanga).
Best Debut Actor Female: Ananya (Nadodigal).
Best Cinematographer Award: Manoj Paramahamsa
Best Editor Award: Srikar Prasad (Eeram).
Best Art Director Award: Vairavan (Pokkisham).
Best Stunt Director Award: Rajasekar (Renigunda).
Best Music Director Award: Harris Jeyaraj
Best Male Playback Singer Award: Karthik (Hasili
Best Female Playback Singer Award: Chinmayi
Best Story, Screenplay, Writer award: Arivazhagan
Best Lyricist Award: Na. Muthukumar (Oru kal
oru kannadi song from Siva Manasula Sakthi).
Best Choreographer Award: Shobhi (Aathichudi
song from TN07 AL 4777).
Best Make-up artist and Best Costume Designer
awards were won by Sasi & Das (Naan Kadavul)
and Anu Vardhan for Sarvam film.
Stunt Union was awarded the Contribution to
Best Find of the Year: Director Pandiraj (Pasanga).
Best Crew of the Year Award: Pasanga.