Anniyan swept the Filmfare Awards bagging 8 out of 15 awards announced for Tamil cinema. The function was held at the Nehru Indoor stadium in Chennai on Sep 9 evening.
Anniyan won the Best picture (producer Oscar Ravichandran), Best Actor (Vikram) Best Director (Shankar), Best Cameraman (Ravi Varman, Manikandan), Best Art Director (Sabu Cyril), Best Music Director (Harris Jayaraj), Best choreographer (Peter Haynes), Best Lyricist (Vairamuthu).
In the Best Actress Category Asin walked away with the award for her performance in Ghajini. She made a small but sweet speech and thanked director Murugadoss. Vikram thanked everyone and also made it a point to bring his mother (it was her birthday) and made the audience wish her. There were dance performances by Shobana, Malavika, Reema Sen, Shriya, Namitha and Meghna Naidu.
Best picture- Anniyan (producer Oscar Ravichandran)
Best Actor-Vikram (Anniyan)
Best Actress- Asin (Ghajini)
Best Villain- Prakash Raj (Sivakasi)
Best Actor in a supporting role- Raj Kiran (Thavamai Thavamirunthai)
Best Actress in supporting role- Saranya (Thavamai Thavamirunthai)
Best Comedian- Vadivelu (Chandramukhi)
Best debut actor (Male)- Arya (Arindhum Ariyamalum)
Best debut actor (Female)- Padmapriya(Thavamai Thavamirunthai)
Best Director-Shankar (Anniyan)
Best Cameraman- Ravi Varman, Manikandan(Anniyan)
Best Art Director Sabu Cyril (Anniyan)
Best Editor-Antony (Ghajini)
Best Music Director-Harris Jayaraj- (Anniyan)
Best Lyricist- Vairamuthu (Anniyan)
Best Playback singer (Male)- Karthik (Ghajini)
Best Playback singer(Female)- Binny Krishnakumar (Chandramukhi)
Best Action director- Peter Haynes (Anniyan)