Ever since Vijay Awards, which is aimed at recognizing excellence in cinematic achievements (Tamil cinema), began in 2006, it has been a huge success year after year.
After eight successful years of giving away number of awards,
its ninth edition is all set to take place on 25th of April at the
Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai.
This time around, a list of names, which is claimed to be the
winners list is doing rounds in social media networks and has
already caught the attention of many.
Though we are not sure if this below mentioned list is the
actual list of the winners, it would be worthy enough to bring the
list to your notice, we presume.
Five special awards are given away each year, special because it
is alleged that the winners of these awards are actually chosen by
public through voting and is termed 'Favourite Awards'.
According to the list doing rounds, favourite awards for this
year will be given away to:
AR Murugadoss for Kaththi(favourite director)
'Amma Amma' from Velaiyilla Pattathari(favourite
Check out the below slides for the complete
Entertainer Of The Year
Ilayathalapathy Vijay has been chosen as the entertainer of the
year as he dished out two super hit movies, Jilla and
Kaththi, last year. While Jilla completed a 100
day run, Kaththi joined the 100 crore club and
became the highest grossing Tamil film of the year.
And now we come to the jury awards. Dinesh has bagged the Best
Actor award for his amazing performance in the movie
Cuckoo, according to the list. His portrayal of a blind
person was much appreciated by critics at the time of the movie's
Nayantara's performance was the only saving grace in the movie
Idhu Kathirvelan Kadhal, a few might have thought when the
movie was released. Hence Nayantara bags the Best Actress award for
the Udhayanidhi Stalin starrer Idhu Kathirvelan
Santhanam has now made this a habit. Winning it for the sixth
consecutive time, he bags the Best Comedian award for Idhu
Kathirvelan Kadhal and Veeram, it is said. Going by
the number of films he is featured in every year, he is his own
competitor at the moment.
No rewards for guessing who the best Villain is. Bobby Simha,
who recently won the National Award for Jigarthanda is the
Best Villain. Interestingly, Bobby won the National Award under
Best Supporting Actor category.
Best Supporting Actor
Rajkiran's acting was hailed in the movie
Manjapai and hence he has bagged the Best Supporting
Actor for the said movie. He's been doing more and more character
roles and is awaiting the release of his latest venture
Best Supporting Actress
Saranya Ponvannan is one of the favourite moms of Kollywood at
the moment. Her portrayal as Dhanush's mother in the film
Velaiyilla Pattathari was as impressive as it can
get and hence she is the Best Supporting Actress for the said
Best Music Director
Anirudh had a field day last year with almost each and every
album of his going on to become chartbusters and hence not
surprisingly he is the Best Music Director for the film
Known for his experimentation and the urge to fabricate unique
films, director Mysskin struck gold through Pisaasu as it
became one of the most profitable Tamil films of the year. He is
the Best Director for intertwining a supernatural drama with a
With a strong story line and a wonderful critical reception,
Cuckoo is the alleged Best Movie of the year. Directed by
Raju Murugan and produced by Fox Star Studios, this movie was
easily one of the best among many releases in Tamil last
Best Debut Actress
If Dinesh's performance in Cuckoo was mesmerizing,
debutant Malavika nair wasn't far behind in portraying the role of
a young visually impaired girl. She has been chosen as the Best
Debut Actress for Cuckoo.
Once again no surprises here, Vivek Harshan, who won the
National Award for Jigarthanda has another award under his
belt for his wonderful editing in Jigarthanda.
Best Male Playback Singer
This is a surprise alright, Dhanush is the Best Male Playback
Singer for crooning some amazing numbers in Velaiyilla
Pattathari. It might not come across as a surprise in the near
future as Dhanush is fast becoming a professional singer.
Best Female Playback Singer
Shreya Ghoshal has been adjudged as the Best Female Playback
Singer for her song 'Yengirindhu Vandhayo' in the movie
Best Stunt Director
And the Best Stunt Director award goes to Stunt Silva for the
movie Veeram, according to the list.
Best Story, Screenplay Writer
Cinematographer-director Velraj bags the Best Story, Screenplay
Writer award for the movie Velaiyilla Pattathari.
Chevalier Sivaji Ganesan Award for Excellence in Indian Cinema
This is a special award given in the name of the legendary actor
Sivaji Ganesan. Looks like maestro Ilaiyaraaja has been honoured
with this prestigious award this time around.