The MGR-Sivaji Academy Awards distribution ceremony was held under the aegis of V4 Entertainer at Lady Andal Hall in Chennai. Karthik was honored with the MGR award and Prabhu was felicitated with the Sivaji award for their yeoman service in the film industry.
Endhiran was adjudged the best film of 2010 and Sun Pictures’ Hansraj Saxena was presented with the award. The producers of Singam, Naan Mahaan Alla, Paiyya, Myna, Madarasapattinam, Angadi Theru, and Aatanayagan were also felicitated with awards.
The best directors’ award went to KS Ravi Kumar for Manmadhan Ambu, Prabhu Solomon for Myna, Vijay for Madarasapattinam, Samudrakani for Nadodigal, Lingusamy for Paiyya and Vasantha Balan for Angadi Theru.
The best actors’ award went to Jai (Kanimozhi), Jayam Ravi (Thillalangadi), Aadhi (Ayyanar), Srikanth (Drohi), Krishna (Kattradhu Kalavu) and Arun Vijay (Manja Velu). Both Vadivelu and Vivek took home the best comedian award.
AR Rahman enthralled the audience by singing the song Irumbile Oru Idayam from Endhiran on Vadivelu’s request.