Abirami Awards took place in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates in Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Stadium on November 25, 2016, which witnessed a big gathering of celebrities from the Tamil film industry. The grand event conducted by the Multiplex Group Abirami Mega Mall is based in Chennai. Mr. Abirami Ramanathan, the Director of Abirami Mega Mall, who is also in the industry of film production of distribution in South India, announced the prestigious awards. The event had music by Vijay Prakash, Vel Murugan, SPB Charan, among others. The event is telecasted by Raj Television Network Ltd. and aired on the 24th and 25th of December 2016.