The most prestigious “Pride of India” award was presented to Dr. P. C. Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals and Mr. K. M. Mammen, CMD, MRF Ltd. for their pioneering work in their respective fields.
The Lifetime Achievement award was presented to Dr. V. Shanta, Director, Adyar Cancer Institute and Mrs. Y. G. Parthasarathy, Eminent Educationalist.
Best Actor – Male – Jayam Ravi
Best Actor – female – Trisha
Best Actor – female (critics Choice) – Aishwarya Rajesh
Best Supporting Actor – Samudrakani
Style Icon 2015 – 2016 - Madhavan
Best Music Director – Anirudh Ravichandran
Youth Icon - Shruti Haasan
Sensational Star - Rana Daggubati
Best Playback Singer – Karthick
Multi faceted Star – GV Prakash Kumar
TV Sensation of the year- Radhika Sarathkumar.