Besides, the government has also pronounced
awards in the category ‘Kalaithurai Vithagar’
for significant contribution for Tamil cinema.
Awards for students of Television and Film institute
also have been announced.
A panel of judges that included eminent personalities
such as Justice Mohan, director S.P. Muthuraman,
Sivakumar, Charuhaasan, Deva, and Sripriya scrutinized
The best movie category award for the year 2005
is shared by Chandramukhi and Gajini followed
by Anniyan and Davamai Davamirundu for the next
two honors. Superstar Rajinikanth qualified for
the best actor in male lead award and Jyothika
for the best actor in female lead award both for
their respective performances for Chandramukhi.
Vijay, Surya and Meera Jasmine are conferred with
the special jury awards. Harris Jeyaraj won the
best music director award for his rendition in
movies such as Anniyan and Gajini.
For the year 2006, Veyil bagged the best film
award followed by Paruthi Veeran and Thiruttu
Payale for the second and third prizes. Kamal
haasan and Priya Mani are declared the best actor
in male and female lead respectively. Special
jury awards are bagged by Karthi, Pakru, and Sandhya.
Yuvan Shankar Raja bagged the best music director
Significant personalities who won the Kalaithurai
Vithagar awards include Ajith Kumar the MGR award,
Vikram the Sivaji Ganesan award, Vivek the Kalaivanar
award, and Thangar Pachan the Raja sando award.
The awards and cash prizes will be bestowed upon
the individuals by Chief Minister Karunanidhi
in an event in Chennai hosted by the government
soon, the announcement read.