Radio Mirchi is all set for the second edition of the Mirchi Music
Awards, which are given to the four South Indian film industries.
The awards will be announced in a grand function to be held at
Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai on July 23. This year,
there will be 15 award categories in languages like Kannada, Tamil,
Telugu and Malayalam.
Top South Indian musicians like Hamsalekha (Kannada), Gangai
Amaran (Tamil), D Suresh Babu (Telugu) and Kaithapram Damodaran
Namboothiri (malayalam) are the chairmen for the juries for the
respective languages. There will also be two special awards decided
by Radio Mirchi listeners' - Radio Mirchi Listener's Choice awards,
which will be given to Best Song of the Year and Film Album of the
Year in each language.
The first edition of Mirchi Music Awards has received a warm
welcome and positive feedback in 2010. So Prashanth Panday, the CEO
of Radio Mirchi has planned to make this year's event bigger and
better. Panday says, "This is Radio Mirchi's way of honoring an
industry that is an integral part of us."