The South Indian International Movie Awards(SIIMA) 2013 was held in the city of Sharjah, UAE. Sohail Khan attended the event and also shook a leg with the beautiful ladies from the South. The stars from the Southern Film Industry received awards from Sridevi and Boney Kapoor.
Shruti Haasan, Shriya Saran, Hansika rocked the stage with their power packed performances at the event. The event saw the presence of celebrities including Dhanush, Shruti Haasan, Amala Paul, Kajal Aggarwal, Nisha Aggarwal, Trisha, Charmee, music composer Devi Sri Prasad, Rana Daguubati, Shreya, Srikanth and his wife Vandhana, Vidyut Jamwal, Kannada actress Ragini, Lakshmi Manchu, Navdeep, Priya Mani, Nithya Menon, Allu Sirish, composer Harris Jeyaraj and Praneetha Subash among other film personalities.
Below is the list of award winners in the Tamil film category from the first day of the event.
Stylish Actress of South Indian Cinema – Sruthi Haasan
Pride of South Indian Cinema – Asin
Youth Icon of South Indian Cinema – Kajal Agrawal
Best Debutant Actor: Vikram Prabhu (Kumki)
Best Debutant Actress: Lakshmi Menon (Sundarapandian)
Best Debutant Director: Karthik Subburaj (Pizza)
Best Debutant Producer: CV Kumar – Thirukumaran Entertainments (Attakathi)
Best Cinematographer: Sukumar – Kumki
Best Dance Choreographer: Gayathri Raghuram – Nila Nila (Aravaan)
Best Fight Choreographer: Kecha – Thuppakki
Best Lyricist: Dhanush - ‘Kannazhaga’ (3)
Best Playback Singer (Male): Dhanush - ‘Kolaveri’ (3)
Best Playback Singer (female): Saindhavi – ‘Uyinn Uyire’ (Thaandayam)
Best Music Director: Harris Jayaraj (Thuppakki)
Rising Star of South Indian Cinema (female) – Nitya Menen
Rising Star of South Indian Cinema (male) – Nivin Pauly
Sensational Music Director – Anirudh
Sensational Debut of the Year – Udayanidhi Stalin
Sensation Innovative Marketing – 3