Tamil superstars Rajnikanth and Kamal Hassan have been chosen for Tamil Nadu State Film Award for the year 2005 and 2006 respectively.
While Rajini won the best actor award for his performance in the blockbuster movie Chandramukhi, Kamal won the honour for Vettaiyadu Vilaiyadu.
Jyothika, who portrayed the role of a split personality in Chandramukhi, is the best actress for 2005, while Priya Mani won the award for 2006 for her effective portrayal of a bubbly rural girl in Paruthiveeran.
P Vasu-directed Chandramukhi won the Best film for 2005, while Veyil, which was screened at Cannes Film festival, was adjudged the best film for 2006.
Actors Vijay (Thirupachi), Surya (Gajini), Meera Jasmine (Kasthuri Maan), Karthi (Paruthi Veeran), Pakru and Sandhya (Dishyum) won special awards.
The awardees were selected by a committee headed by Justice S Mohan. The panel members included veteran director S P Muthuraman and actors Shivakumar, Manorama and Sripriya.
Following is the list of awardees for 2005:
Chandramukhi, Gajini (first)
Dhavamai Dhavamirundhu (third)
Kasthuri Maan (special category for glorifying womanhood)
Best actor: Rajinikanth (Chandramukhi)
Best actress: Jyothika (Chandramukhi)
Best actors (special): Vijay
(Thirupachi), Surya (Gajini), Meera Jasmine (Kasthuri Maan)
Best villain: Prakash Raj
Best comedian: Vivek
Best music director: Haris Jayaraj
singers: Sriram Parthasarathy, Mumbai Jayashree.
Best Film -- Veyil (first), Paruthi
Veeran (second), Thiruttu Payale (third), Ilakkanam (special),
Kadale En Kadale (Special award for glorifying womanhood).
Best actor: Kamal Hassan (Vettaiyadu Vilayadu)
actress: Priya Mani (Paruthi Veeran)
Best actors (special):
Karthi (Paruthi Veeran), Pakru (Dishyum), Sandhya (Dishyum)
Best Villain: Pasupathi (E)
Best comedian: Vadivelu
Best director: Thirumurugan (Em Magan)
director: Yuvan Shankar Raja
Best playback singers: Madhu
Balakrishnan and Shreya Goshal.
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