The much awaited Vijay TV`s 6th Annual Vijay Awards was held recently. Close up Vijay Awards powered by Bingo was attended by an array of stars from the film industry, eminent directors, notable producers, top-notch technicians.
Of the 143 films released in 2011, winners from 34 different categories were announced. The favourite category award was chosen on the basis of the votes collected from the public.
The prestigious Vijay Awards Jury comprises of director K.S. Ravikumar, actor Yugi Sethu, Nadhiya, Lizzy Priyadarshan and cinematographer Rathinavel.
The winners are:
Closeup Favorite HERO AJITH
Closeup Favorite FILM KO
Closeup Confident Best Debut Actor Male NANI
BINGO Best Comedian SANTHANAM & KOVAI SARALA
BINGO Best Actor VIKRAM
V CARE Favorite Heroine ANUSHKA
BASICS LIFE ENTERTAINER of the year DHANUSH
Best ACTOR of the year 2011 - VIKRAM for Deivathirumagal.
Best actor – female award - ANJALI for Engeyum Eppodum.
Best DIRECTOR award - VETRIMARAN for the film Aadukalam and
BEST film - ENGEYUM EPPODUM.
Best MUSIC DIRECTOR - G.V. Prakash for Aadukalam
Best Supporting Actor Male- SARATHKUMAR for Kanchana
Best Supporting Actor Female - UMA RIAZ for Mounaguru.
Best COMEDIAN award - SANTHANAM, KOVAI SARALA for SIRUTHAI, DEIVATHIRUMAGAL and KANCHANA respectively.
S.P. Balasubramaniam was awarded the CHEVALIER SIVAJI GANESAN AWARD for excellence in Indian cinema. The award was presented to him by Dr. Kamal Haasan, A.R. Rahman and Prabhu. Jury special award was given to Baby Sara for Deivathirumagal.
Best find of the year award was given to music director GIBRAAN (Vaagai Soodava) Best CREW of the year award was given Aadukalam.
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