SIIMA Awards 2023 Winners List, Nominations, and Telecast Details

The prestigious South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) are back in 2023 to celebrate excellence in the film industry. The fans and industry insiders eagerly await the event. Mark your calendars for the 15th and 16th of September 2023. The SIIMA Awards 2023 are all set to dazzle at the Trade Center Arena, Dubai World Trade Centre, adding a touch of grandeur to this cinematic extravaganza.

The anticipation is palpable as fans eagerly await the revelation of winners and memorable moments from the SIIMA Awards. It’s a celebration of talent, creativity, and the magic of cinema that transcends borders. Check out the SIIMA Awards 2023 Winners list, Nominations and Telecast Details below.

Winners List of 11th SIIMA Awards 2023

Stay tuned for the complete winners list, which will be updated right here immediately after the official announcement. Discover which of your favorite stars and films will shine the brightest at SIIMA 2023.

SIIMA Awards 2023 Telugu Winners List

  • Best Actor in a Leading Role (Telugu)- Jr. NTR for RRR
  • Best Film (Telugu)- Sita Ramam
  • Best Director (Telugu)- SS Rajamouli for RRR
  • Flipkart Fashion Youth Icon- Shruti Haasan
  • Best Debutant Producers (Telugu)- Sharath-Anurag for Major
  • Promising Newcomer (Telugu)- Bellamkonda Ganesh
  • Best Debutant Actress (Telugu)- Mrunal Thakur for Sita Ramam
  • Best Actor in a Leading Role – Critics (Telugu)- Adivi Sesh
  • Best Actress in a Leading Role (Telugu)- Sreeleela for Dhamaka
  • Best Actress in a Leading Role – Critics (Telugu)- Mrunal Thakur for Sita Ramam

SIIMA Awards 2023 Kannada Winners List

  • Best Actor in a Leading Role – Critics (Kannada)- Rishab Shetty- Kantara
  • Special Appreciation Award – Pathbreaking Story- Rishab Shetty
  • Sensation of the Year- Karthikeya 2
  • Best Actor in a Negative Role (Kannada)- Achyuth Kunar for Kantara
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Kannada)- Diganth Manchale for Gaalipata 2
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Kannada)- Shubha Raksha for Home Minister
  • Best Debutant Producer (Kannada)- Apeksha Purohit and Pavan Kumar Wadeyar for Dollu
  • Best Debutant Actor (Kannada)- Pruthvi Shamanur

SIIMA Awards 2023 Tamil Winners List

  • Best Music Director: Anirudh Ravichander for ‘Vikram’
  • Best Lyric Writer: Ilango Krishnan for ‘Ponniyin Selvan – 1’
  • Best Cinematographer: Ravi Varman for ‘Ponniyin Selvan – 1’
  • Best Debutant Actor: Pradeep Ranganathan for ‘Love Today’
  • Best Debutant Actress: Aditi Shankar for ‘Viruman’
  • Best Debutant Director: R Madhavan for ‘Rocketry – The Nambi Effect’
  • Best Supporting Actress: Vasanthi for ‘Vikram’
  • Best Debutant Producer: Gautham Ramachandran for ‘Gargi’
  • Best Supporting Actor: Kaali Venkat for ‘Gargi’
  • Best Actor in a Negative Role: SJSuryah for ‘Don’
  • Best Actor in a Comedy Role: Yogi Babu for ‘Love Today’
  • Extraordinary Achievement Award: Mani Ratnam
  • Best Playback Singer – Male: Kamal Haasan for ‘Vikram’
  • Best Production Designer: Thota Tharani for ‘Ponniyin Selvan – 1’
  • Best Director: Lokesh Kanagaraj for ‘Vikram’
  • Best Film: ‘Ponniyin Selvan – 1’
  • Best Actor in a Leading Role – Critics: R Madhavan for ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’
  • Popular Choice Best Actress: Trisha Krishnan for ‘Ponniyin Selvan – I’
  • Popular Choice Best Actor: Kamal Haasan for ‘Vikram’
  • Best Actress Critics: Keerthy Suresh for ‘Saani Kaayidham’

SIIMA Awards 2023 Malayalam Winners List

  • Best Actor: Tovino Thomas for ‘Thallumaala’
  • Best Actress in a Leading Role: Kalyani Priyadarshan for ‘Bro Daddy’
  • Best Actress in a Leading Role – Critics: Darshana Rajendran for ‘Jaya Jaya Jaya Jaya Hey’
  • Best Actor in a Leading Role – Critics: Kunchacko Boban for ‘Nna Thaan Case Kodu’
  • Best Lyric Writer: Vinayak Sasikumar for ‘Parudeesa’ from ‘Bheeshma Parvam’
  • Best Playback Singer – Female: Mridula Warrier’s for ‘Mayilpeeli’ from ‘Pathonpatham Noottandu’
  • Best Cinematographer: Sharan Velayudhan for ‘Saudi Vellakka’
  • Best Debutant Actor: Ranjith Sajeev for ‘Mike’
  • Best Supporting Actress: Bindu Panicker for ‘Rorschach’
  • Special Jury Appreciation Award: Basil Joseph for ‘Jaya Jaya Jaya Jaya Hey’
  • Best Debutant Actress: Gayathrie Shankar for ‘Nna Thaan Case Kodu’
  • Best Supporting Actor: Lal for ‘Mahaveeryar’
  • Best Debutant Director: Abhinav Sunder Nayak for ‘Mukundan Unni Associates’
  • Best Actor in a Comedy Role: Rajesh Madhavan for ‘Nna Thaan Case Kodu’
  • Best Actor in a Negative Role: Vineeth Sreenivasan for ‘Mukundan Unni Associates’
  • Best Director: Vineeth Sreenivasan for ‘Hridayam’
  • Best Film: ‘Nna Thaan Case Kodu’
  • Best Debutant Producer: Unni Mukundan Films, the producer of ‘Meppadiyan’

Nominations of SIIMA Awards 2023

Best Film Telugu:

  • DJ Tillu
  • Karthikeya 2
  • Major
  • RRR
  • Sita Ramam

Best Director Telugu:

  • Chandoo Mondeti (Karthikeya 2)
  • Hanu Raghavapudi (Sita Ramam)
  • S.S Rajamouli (RRR)
  • Sashi Kiran Tikka (Major)
  • Vimal Krishna (DJ Tillu)

Best Film Tamil:

  • Love Today
  • Ponniyin Selvan 1
  • Rocketry: Nambi Effect
  • Thiruchitrambalam
  • Vikram

Best Director Tamil:

  • Gautham Ramachandran (Gargi)
  • Lokesh Kanagaraj (Vikram)
  • M Manikandan (Kadaisi Vivasayi)
  • Maniratnam (Ponniyin Selvan 1)
  • Mithran R. Jawahar (Tiruchitrambalam)

Best Film Malayalam:

  • Bheeshma Parvam
  • Hridayam
  • Jaya Jaya Jaya Jaya Hey
  • Nna Than Case Kodu
  • Jana Gana Mana
  • Thallumala

Best Director Malayalam

  • Amal Neerad (Bheeshma Parvam)
  • Khalid Rahman (Thallumala)
  • Mahesh Narayanan (Ariyippu)
  • Tharun Moorthy (Saudi Vellakka)
  • Vineeth Sreenivasan (Hridayam)

Best Film Kannada:

  • 777 Charle
  • Kantara
  • KGF Chapter 2
  • Love Mocktail 2
  • Vikrant Rona

Best Director Kannada

  • Anup Bhandari (Vikrant Rona)
  • Darling Krishna (love Mocktail 2)
  • Kiranraj K (777 Charlie)
  • Prashanth Neel (KGF Chapter 2)
  • Rishab Shetty (Kantara)

Also Read: Winners List of 8th Annual Vijay Television Awards 2023

Telecast Details

While the event dates are confirmed, the telecast details for SIIMA Awards 2023 are yet to be announced. Be sure to keep an eye out for updates on when and where you can catch the glitzy awards ceremony.


The SIIMA Awards 2023 promises to be a spectacular showcase of talent and a testament to the power of cinema to inspire and entertain. Stay tuned for updates, and don’t miss the chance to witness the glamour and glory of this prestigious event.

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