61st Filmfare Awards South – Winners List (Tamil)

The 61st Filmfare Awards was held in Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai amidst much fanfare and media frenzy. It was a starry affair and attended by top celebrities across the four South Indian film industries. Please find below the winners who swept the awards in Tamil.

  • Best Film – Thanga Meengal
  • Best Director – Bala for Paradesi
  • Best Actor – Adharvaa for Paradesi
  • Best Actress – Nayanthara for Raja Rani
  • Best Supporting Actor – Sathyaraj for Raja Rani
  • Best Supporting Actress – Dhansikha for Paradesi
  • Best Music Director – AR Rahman for Kadal
  • Best Male Playback Singer – Sriram Parthasarathy for ‘Aaanadha Yaazhai’ from Thanga Meengal
  • Best Female Playback Singer – Shakthisree Gopalan for ‘Nenjukkullae’ from Kadal
  • Best Lyricist – Na. Muthukumar for ‘Aaanadha Yaazhai’ from Thanga Meengal
  • Best Cinematography – Rajeev Menon for Kadal
  • Best Actor (Critics Award) – Dhanush for Mariyaan
  • Best Debut Male – Nivin Pauly for Neram and Gautham Karthik for Kadal
  • Best Debut Female – Nazriya Nazim for Neram
  • Lifetime Achievement Award – Late Balu Mahendra