S.S Rajamouli's magnum opus Baahubali bagged the best film award at the first edition of IIFA Utsavam on Day 1. The two-day event honoured the best talent across Tamil and Malayalam film industries late on Sunday.
Of the 12 award categories, Rajamouli's Baahubali, a Tamil-Telugu bilingual, bagged six awards, including the Best Direction and Best Picture.
The other awards the film pocketed include best Supporting Role Male for act or Sathyaraj and actress Ramya Krishnan got the same award in the female category. Baahubali also won awards for best Playback Singer Male and Female for Haricharan Seshadri and Geetha Madhuri respectively.
At the award ceremony, special tributes were paid to late filmmaker K. Balachander, music composer M.S Vishwanathan and producer T.E Vasudevan. On Monday, 25 January, the best talent across the Telugu Kannada industries will be honoured, along with few rocking performances by stars like Ram Charan, Akhil Akkineni, Tamannaah and others.