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Vijay Awards 2013: Winners List

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The seventh edition of Vijay Awards was held on Saturday (May 11). the prestigious function was attended by who's who of Tamil film industry. The prime attraction of the event was Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan, who graced a Tamil film event for the first time.

As many as 30 awards were given away in different categories at a gala ceremony on Saturday, including Chevalier Sivaji award for excellence in Indian cinema to Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan.

While Dhanush won the best actor male award for his performance in his wife Aishwarya's directorial debut 3, Samantha won the best actor female award for her work in Neethaane En Ponvasantham.

Tamil teen crime-thriller Vazhakku En 18/9 was named the best film, while the film's director Balaji Sakthivel lifted the best director trophy. For his performance as a mahout in Tamil romantic-drama Kumki, actor Vikram won the best debut male award, while Varalaxmi Sarathkumar won the best debut female award for Poda Podi.

Kannada actor Kiccha Sudeep won the best villain trophy for critically acclaimed revenge-drama Naan Ee and the best comedian gong went to comic star Santhanam for romantic-comedy Oru Kal Oru Kannadi.

Actor Sathyaraj won the best supporting actor male award for his performance in Nanban, Tamil remake of Hindi comedy 3 Idiots. Continue reading the slideshow with the pictures of the event...

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Best supporting actor female award went to Anupama Kumar for romantic-thriller Muppoluthum Un Karpanaigal.
D Imman won the best music director award for romantic-drama Kumki.

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Tamil period-drama Aravaan won two awards - best costume design and best art design awards for S Rajendran and RK Vijay Murugan, respectively. Anal Arasu won the best stunt director for romantic-action Thadaiyara Thaakka, while Gopi Amarnath was awarded the best cinematographer for horror-thriller Pizza, which also won the best screenplay award for debutant director Karthik Subbaraj.

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Thamarai won the best lyricist award for her song 'Kangal neeye...' in Muppoluthum Un Karpanaigal, while Robert won the best choreographer award for Poda Podi. Balaji Tharaneetharan won the best debut director award for comedy Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom and Rajesh M won the best dialogue writer award for romantic-comedy Oru Kal Oru Kannadi.

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Composer Anirudh Ravichander and actor-producer Udhayanidhi Stalin were honoured with best find of the year and face of the year awards, respectively. Family-drama Aarohanam won the jury award, best actor jury award was given to Vijay Sethupathi.

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Tamil actor Vijay pocketed two awards - best entertainer of the year and favourite hero for films Nanban and Thuppakki, respectively. Vijay's Thuppakki also won the favourite film award, while the song "Google google..." from the same film won the favourite song of the year award. Filmmaker AR Murugadoss was awarded favourite director of the year for the same film. Tamil horror-thriller Pizza walked away with the best crew award.

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