SIIMA Awards 2023 | Nominations, Date, Venue, and More Exclusive Details
SIIMA 2023: The Biggest Celebration of South Indian Cinema
The South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) is an annual event that honors the best of South Indian cinema across four languages: Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. The event is a grand spectacle that showcases the talent and glamour of the industry.
The SIIMA Awards 2023 will take place on September 15 and September 16. The event will be a two-day extravaganza that will celebrate the best of South Indian cinema across four languages: Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada.
The 2023 edition of SIIMA is set to take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from September 15 to September 16. The event will be attended by the biggest stars and celebrities from the South Indian film fraternity. The nominations for the awards will be announced soon and the fans can vote for their favorite actors, actresses, directors, music composers and more.
The SIIMA Awards 2023 nominations list is based on the films released in 2022 in four South Indian languages: Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada. Here are some of the main categories and nominees for each language:
- Best Film: DJ Tillu, Karthikeya 2, Major, RRR, Sita Ramam
- Best Director: SS Rajamouli (RRR), Lokesh Kanagaraj (Major), Chandoo Mondeti (Karthikeya 2), Sankalp Reddy (DJ Tillu), Hanu Raghavapudi (Sita Ramam)
- Best Actor: Jr NTR (RRR), Ram Charan (RRR), Dulquer Salmaan (Sita Ramam), Nithiin (Check), Karthikeya (Karthikeya 2)
- Best Actress: Rashmika Mandanna, Mrunal Thakur (Sita Ramam), Sai Pallavi (Love Story), Nivetha Thomas (V), Anushka Shetty (Nishabdham)
- Best Film: Love Today, Thiruchitrambalam, Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, Ponniyin Selvan: Part 1, Vikram
- Best Director: Mani Ratnam (Ponniyin Selvan: Part 1), Lokesh Kanagaraj (Vikram), Madhavan (Rocketry: The Nambi Effect), Sundar C. (Thiruchitrambalam), Balaji Mohan (Love Today)
- Best Actor: Kamal Haasan (Vikram), Vijay Sethupathi (Vikram), Madhavan (Rocketry: The Nambi Effect), Prabhu Deva (Thiruchitrambalam), Dhanush (Jagame Thandhiram)
- Best Actress: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (Ponniyin Selvan: Part 1), Trisha Krishnan (Ponniyin Selvan: Part 1), Nayanthara (Thiruchitrambalam), Samantha Akkineni (Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal), Shruti Haasan (Laabam)
- Best Film: Bheeshma Parvam, Thallumaala, Hridayam, Jaya Jaya Jaya Jaya Hey, Nna Thaan Case Kodu
- Best Director: Amal Neerad (Bheeshma Parvam), Vineeth Sreenivasan (Hridayam), Aashiq Abu (Thallumaala), Ranjith Sankar (Jaya Jaya Jaya Jaya Hey), Jeethu Joseph (Nna Thaan Case Kodu)
- Best Actor: Mammootty (Bheeshma Parvam), Tovino Thomas (Thallumaala), Prithviraj Sukumaran (Jana Gana Mana), Fahadh Faasil (Malik), Mohanlal (Drishyam 2)
- Best Actress: Manju Warrier (Chathur Mukham), Parvathy Thiruvothu (Varthamanam), Anna Ben (Sara’s), Nimisha Sajayan (The Great Indian Kitchen), Nazriya Nazim Fahadh (Thallumaala)
- Best Film: Kantara, KGF: Chapter 2, 777 Charlie, Love Mocktail 2, Vikrant Rona
- Best Director: Rishab Shetty (Kantara), Prashanth Neel (KGF: Chapter 2), Kiranraj K. (777 Charlie), Anup Bhandari (Vikrant Rona), Krishna Nagappa and Milana Nagaraj Nagappa(Love Mocktail 2)
- Best Actor: Yash(KGF: Chapter 2) , Rakshit Shetty(777 Charlie) , Kichcha Sudeep(Vikrant Rona) , Darshan(Roberrt) , Puneeth Rajkumar(Yuvarathnaa)
- Best Actress: Hariprriya(Bell Bottom 2) , Rachita Ram(Ek Love Ya) , Sanjana Anand(Salaga) , Shanvi Srivastava(Avane Srimannarayana) , Aditi Prabhudeva(Brahmachari)
You can vote for your favorite nominees on the official website The voting is open from August 5 to September 10. The SIIMA Awards 2023 will take place on September 15 and September 16 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
The official logo for SIIMA 2023 has been unveiled and it is a stunning design that reflects the essence of the event. The logo features a golden trophy with a star on top, symbolizing the excellence and achievement in cinema that SIIMA celebrates. The background is a deep blue, with the words “SIIMA 2023” written in a modern and elegant font.
SIIMA is not only an awards ceremony but also a platform for cultural exchange and collaboration between the South Indian film industry and the international film community. The event aims to promote and showcase the rich and diverse culture of South India to the world.
SIIMA 2023 is eagerly anticipated by the fans of South Indian cinema and is sure to be a star-studded affair. Stay tuned for more updates on the event as it draws closer.