SIIMA, South Indian International Movie Awards, 2013 were presented on 12-13 September 2013 at the Expo Centre Sharjah, UAE. It was the second time for the awards to take place. The ceremony was hosted by
, and Arya. On the previous day, Generation Next Awards Night was hosted by
. Technical awards were given on the first day only.
, Shriya Saran,
performed at the event.
was present at the event, and he also performed with the leading ladies of the South.
and Sridevi gave the awards in the ceremony. Five new categories were added this time, and the lead actor and actress categories were introduced in Critics award, increasing the total award categories to 94. 43 films were given at least one award.
and Trisha were given honorary awards for their contributions in the South Indian Cinema. Lifetime Achievement Award was given to both
, and K.J. Yesudas.
Best Film Award went to Kumki (Tamil), Eega (Telugu), Katariveera Surasundarangi (Kannada), and
(Malayalam). Best Director Award was received by
for Vazhakku Enn 18/9 (Tamil),
Ayalum Njanum Thammil
(Malayalam), and A.P. Arjun for Addhuri (Kannada). Best Cinematographer Award was given to
for Diamond Necklace (Malayalam), Surya S Kiran for Addhuri (Kannada), K.K. Senthil Kumar for Eega (Telugu), and Sukumar for Kumki (Tamil). Best Actor Award was given to Dhanush for 3 (Tamil),
for Gabbar Singh (Telugu), Shivarajkumar for Shiva (Kannada), and Mohanlal for Spirit (Malayalam). Best Actress Award was won by Shruti Hassan for Gabbar Singh (Telugu), Hansika Motwani for Oru Kal Oru Kannadi (Tamil),
Run Baby Run
(Malayalam), and Priyamani for Chaarulatha (Kannada).
Best Actor in a Supporting Role was bagged by R. Madhavan for Vettai (Tamil),
for Julai (Telugu), Nandhu for Spirit (Malayalam), and
for Romeo (Kannada); while Best Actress in a Supporting Role was bagged by Saloni for Bodyguard (Telugu), Swetha Menon for Ozhimuri (Malayalam),
for Anna Bond (Kannada), and Saranya Ponvannam for Neerparavai (Tamil). Best Actor in the Negative Role was given to
for Thuppakki (Tamil), Sudeep for Eega (Telugu),
for Dandupalya (Kannada), and Prathap K. Pothan for 22 Female Kottayam (Malayalam). Sreenu received the Best Comedian Award for Gabbar Singh (Telugu),
(Kannada), Suraj Venjaramood for Mr. Marumakan (Malayalam), and
for Kumki (Tamil). Best Music Director Award was won by
Devi Sri Prasad
for Gabbar Singh (Telugu),
for Thuppakki (Tamil),
for Romeo (Kannada), and
Best Lyricist Award was bagged by Dhanush (Tamil), Bhaskarabhatla Ravikumar (Telugu), A.P. Arjun (Kannada), and
Anu Elizabeth Jose
(Malayalam). Best Male Playback Singer went to Dhanush (Tamil), S. Thaman (Telugu), V. Harikrishna (Kannada), and
(Malayalam); while Best Female Playback Singer went to
(Telugu), Remya Nambeesan (Malayalam),
(Kannada), and Saindhavi (Tamil). Best Fight Choreographer Award was received by
for Gabbar Singh (Telugu), Kecha for Thuppakki (Tamil),
for Mallu Singh (Malayalam), and
for Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna (Kannada); while Best Dance Choreographer went to Sekhar (Telugu), Brinda (Malayalam),
(Kannada), and Gayathri Raghuram (Tamil).
Best Debutant Producer Award was given to C.V. Kumar for Attakathi (Tamil), Maruthi for Ee Rojullo (Telugu), Siddharth Roy Kapoor & Ronnie Screwala for Grandmaster (Malayalam), and K.A. Suresh for Govindaya Namaha (Kannada). Best Debutant Director Award was won by Maruthi for Ee Rojullo (Telugu), Sugeeth for Ordinary (Malayalam),
for Pizza (Tamil), and Pavan Wadeyar for Govindaya Namaha (Kannada). Best Male Debutant went to
for Kumki (Tamil),
for Siva Manasulo Sruthi (Telugu), and
for Addhuri (Kannada); while Best Female Debutant went to Regina Cassandra for Siva Manasulo Sruthi (Telugu), Lakshmi Menon for Sundarapandian (Tamil), Parul Yadav for Govindaya Namaha (Kannada), and
for Thattathin Marayathu (Malayalam).
Now coming to Generation next Awards, which were held on the first day, Asin got the Pride of South Indian Cinema Award.
won the Youth Icon of South Indian Cinema; while Diganth became the Romantic Star of South Indian Cinema.
of South Indian Cinema went to Nitya Menen, and
. Shruti Hassan became the Stylish Actress of South Indian Cinema. Anirudh bagged the Sensational Music Director Award; while sensation innovative marketing Award was given to 3.
received the Sensational Debut of the Year Award.