The list of nominees for the upcoming 63rd Filmfare Awards (South) have been revealed. In Tamil, Thala Ajith's Yennai Arindhaal and Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan's Papanasam have topped the charts with 5 nominations each.
While Manikandan's Kaaka Muttai, Jeethu Joseph's
Papanasam and M Raja's Thani Oruvan were expected
to be nominated, surprise entrants have come in the form of
Shankar's I, Mani Ratnam's O Kadhal Kanmani and Rosshan Andrrews' 36
As expected, directors who have fabricated movies that have been
nominated under the Best Film category, walk away with all the
And the nominees are Manikandan for Kaaka Muttai,
Jeethu Joseph for Papanasam, M Raja's Thani
Oruvan, Mani Ratnam for O Kadhal Kanmani and Roshan
Andrrews for 36 Vayadhinile.
Best Actor (Male)
There are no surprises as far as this category is concerned.
While Vikram has been nominated for I, Kamal Haasan's
performance in Papanasam earns him a nomination as
Rest of the nominations for this category come in the form of
Ajith Kumar for Yennai Arindhaal, Dhanush for
Anegan and Jayam Ravi for Thani Oruvan.
Best Actor (Female)
Apart from Gautami's nomination (Papanasam), which
contributes to the surprise factor, rest of the nominations were
Aishwarya Rajesh for Kaaka Muttai, Jyothika for 36
Vayadhinile, Nithya Menon for O Kadhal Kanmani and
Nayantara for Naanum Rowdydhaan are the other
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male)
Arun Vijay for Yennai Arindhaal, Arvind Swamy for
Thani Oruvan, Parthiepan for Naanum Rowdydhaan,
Prakash Raj for O Kadhal Kanmani and KS Ravikumar for
Thanga Magan are the nominees under best supporting role
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Female)
Asha Sharath for Papanasam, Devadarshini for 36
Vayadhinile, Leela Samson for O Kadhal Kanmani,
Parvathy Nair for Yennai Arindhaal and Radhika Sarathkumar
for Thanga Magan.
While both AR Rahman and Anirudh Ravichander have been nominated
for two movies each (Anirudh for Maari, Naanum Rowdydhaan
& AR Rahman for I, OK Kanmani ), Harris Jayaraj has
been nominated for Yennai Arindhaal.