It's no secret that 2017 was a splendid and eventful year for fans of Tamil cinema. They were treated to some good films and mind-blowing performances. On one hand, big names such as Vijay and Sivakarthikeyan delivered the goods and proved their mettle. On the other hand, the likes of Vijay Sethupathi and newcomer Aditi Balan too struck gold at the box office. The year also saw Nayanthara deliver a rocking performance in Aramm and prove that she is a 'Lady Superstar'.
With 2017 in the rear-view, the time has come to honour the big achievers of 2017. The SIIMA Awards 2018 will be held today(September 14, 2018) and action is all set to kick off. Stay tuned for the winners' list.
Best Film(Vikram Vedha)
The Pushkar and Gayathri-directed Vikram Vedha bagged the 'Best Film' award and this created a great deal of buzz amongst the fans.
New Style Icon- Madhavan
Maddy, who delivered a rocking performance in Vikram Vedha, took home the award for 'New Style Icon' and added another feather to his cap.
Best Actor In A Negative Role- SJ Suryah For Mersal
SJ Suryah's terrific performance in Mersal helped him win the'Best Actor In A Negative Role' award. Not surprisingly, he was thrilled to receive the honour.
Best Actor (Critics)- Madhavan For Vikram Vedha
Madhavan's stellar performance in Vikram Vedha helped film bag this prestigious award and prove that he is still a force to be reckoned with.
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Critics)- Aditi Balan For Aruvi
Newcomer Aditi Balan bagged this award for her performance in the sleeper hit Aruvi and proved that she has a pretty bright future. We are sure, she would have been happy about this achievement.
Best Director- Atlee For Mersal
The young film-maker Atlee won the ‘Best Director' award and proved that he is force to be reckoned with. Last year, he had become the talk of the town because of his film Mersal
Best Actor Female- Nayanthara For Aramm
‘Lady Superstar' Nayanthara was adjudged the ‘Best Actor' for her rocking performance in Aramm. In the film, she had played the role of a collector and proved her mettle as a performer.
Best Actor Male- Sivakarthikeyan For Velaikkaran
The ‘BO King' Sivakarthikeyan bagged the ‘Best Actor' award for his effective portrayal of a hard-working man in Veaikkaran.