VIVO SIIMA hosted its first ever Short Film Awards for the Telugu and Kannada languages in Hyderabad. The awards ceremony was a glittering affair and saw in attendance the who’s who of the Telugu and Kannada film industry who had turned up to support the budding talent.
The awards ceremony saw in attendance Rana Daggubati, Lakshmi Manchu, Regina Cassandra, Allu Sirish, Pranitha Subhash, Shradha Shrinath, Mrs.Brinda Prasad - Chairperson SIIMA and Mr. Vivek Zhang – CMO Vivo Mobile and many more and was hosted by Navdeep.
Rana Daggubati said “Short Filmmakers have started moving closer to the mainstream, and large studios have started capitalizing on their success with films like Ghazi, Kshanam and Pellichoopulu. SIIMA Short Film Awards promises to support independent films and filmmakers to return to rebellious risky filmmaking”.
Here’s the list of the short film Award Winners:
1. Best Short Film - VindhyaMrutham
2. Best Director – Lakshman Krishna (Krishnamurthi Garintlo)
3. Best Actor – Shiva Kumar R (Indian Age 25)
4. Best Actress – Darshini Sekhar (Krishnamurthi Garintlo)
5. Best Supporting Actor – Ankith Koyya (Yedhane Vadili Vellipomake)
6.Best Supporting Actress – Jahnavi Dasetty (Prematho Peechumittai)
7. Best Comedian – Ravi Sai Teja Paila (Prematho Peechumittai)
8. Best Music Director – Kabir Rafi (Konchem Istam Chala Kashtam
1. Best Short Film - Chowkabara
2. Best Director – Arjun Kumar S (Panmandri Cross)
3. Best Actor – Poornachandra Mysuru (Patinga)
4. Best Actress – Akshatha (Phanmandri Cross)
5. Best Supporting Actor – Gopalakrishna Desshapande (Present Sir)
6.Best Supporting Actress – Nandini Patawardhan (Chowkabara)
7. Best Music Director – Raghu Dixit (The Last Kannadiga)
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