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."