The most anticipated South Indian International Movie Awards- SIIMA is back with its 5th edition on 30th June and 1st July 2016, in Singapore. SIIMA spokesperson says that this year's event will be a star-studded high profile event with A-listers from all four south industries including few big names from Bollywood.
Maverick director Mani Ratnam’s OK Kanmani leads the nomination list from Kollywood in the prestigious South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) 2016.
The super hit romantic saga has got nominated in nine categories including Best Director, Best Film, Best Music Director (AR Rahman) and Best Actress (Nithya Menon).
After OK Kanmani, Vignesh ShivnN’s rom-com, Naanum Rowdy Dhaan has got eight nominations including Best Actress (Nayanthara), Best Music Director (Anirudh), Best Lyricist (Vignesh ShivnN) and Best Director (Vignesh ShivnN).
Following OK Kanmani and Naanum Rowdy Dhaan,Thala Ajith’s Gautham Menon directed Yennai Arindhaal has been nominated in six categories and Jayam Ravi’s Mohan Raja directed Thani Oruvan too has got six nominations.
Dhanush (Anegan), Vikram (I), Jayam Ravi (Thani Oruvan), Lawrence (Kanchana 2) and Vijay Sethupathi (Orange Mittai) have been nominated in Best Actors category.
Other than Nithya and Nayanthara, Aishwarya Rajesh (Kaaka Muttai), Jyothika (36 Vayathinile) and Amy Jackson (I) have been nominated in Best Actress category.
SIIMA 2016 will be held at Singapore on June 30th and July 1, where the best from the four south Indian film industries line up.