SIIMA 2019, the much-awaited South Indian Film Awards ceremony will commence today and the Telugu movie buffs are eagerly looking forward to the first day as the big achievers of the year will be felicitated during the ceremony. Team SIIMA 2019 had put up the nomination list for Telugu movies of 2018 a month ago and the list proved that an exciting contest is on cards with top names of Tollywood in the fray for the coveted awards. Many of the top Telugu movies of 2018 like Rangasthalam, Bharath Ane Nenu, Aravinda Sametha, Mahanati, etc., were nominated in different sections and the audiences were asked to pick the best among the lot.
Meanwhile, the names of the winners are being announced in a function, which is held in Doha. Read on to know more about the complete list of winners.
Best Music Director
Devi Sri Prasad had enjoyed a fabulous 2019 and his songs from the film Rangasthalam had topped the chart-busters during the film's release. The popular musician has won SIIMA 2019 for Best Music Director (Telugu).
Best Debut Actor – Female
Payal Rajput is by far a very popular name in Tollywood and all thanks to her brilliant debut in 2018's blockbuster movie RX 100. She has won the Best Debut Actor Female - Telugu at SIIMA 2019.
Best Actress In Supporting Role
Anasuya Bharadwaj's performance in the film Rangasthalam turned out to be a real special one and the actress continues to win laurels for the same. She has been adjudged as Best Actress In A Supporting Role from Telugu at SIIMA 2019.
Best Debut Director
RX 100 was one among the most profitable ventures of 2018 and it was a film well-accepted by audiences. Its director, Ajay Bhupathi has won SIIMA 2019 for the Best Debut Director from Telugu.
Best Actor In Supporting Role (Male)
Rangasthalam continues to win awards. Rajendra Prasad, who essayed a vital role in the Ram Charan starrer, has been adjudged as the Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male) at SIIMA 2019.
Sathya, who tickled the funny bones with his sensational performance in the hit movie Chalo, has won the award for Best Comedian (Telugu) at SIIMA 2019.
Popular film-maker Sukumar came up with a memorable movie in the form of Rangasthalam and he has rightly won the Best Director award at SIIMA 2019 for such a fabulous movie.
Best Actor (Critics Choice)
2018 was a special year for Vijay Deverakonda and the actor gave back-to-back hits at the box office. His performance in the film Geetha Govindam was much loved by everyone. He won the Best Actor (Critics Choice) at SIIMA 2019.
Keerthy Suresh did leave the audiences stunned with her spectacular performance as Savitri in the film Mahanati. She deserved the Best Actress Telugu title and rightly, she has been adjudged as the Best Actress at SIIMA 2019.
Ram Charan's spectacular performance as Chiti Babu was one among the major highlights of the movie Rangasthalam. He has been adjudged as the Best Actor Telugu at SIIMA 2019. Chiranjeevi received the big award on behalf of him.