64th Jio Filmfare Awards South 2017 Winners

The 64th Jio Filmfare Awards South 2017 took place on 17th June 2017 in Hyderabad. Check out the full winners’ list and highlights.

64th Jio Filmfare Awards South 2017 Winners

Ritika Singh won the Best Actor (Female), while Madhavan bagged the Best Actor (Male).

The 64th Jio Filmfare Awards South 2017 took place in Hyderabad, India. Held in the prestigious Novotel and HICC Complex, the ceremony witnessed an array of popular celebrities and jaw-dropping performances.

This year witnessed Telugu film actors Allu Sirish and Vijay Devarakonda as the ceremony’s hosts. They flawlessly presented the night, which celebrated South Indian cinema.

Throughout Filmfare Awards South 2017, the cinemas of Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada were awarded for their industries’ achievements over the last year.

Many popular faces attended the glamorous ceremony. These included the likes of Catherine Tresa, Pranita Subhash and much more.

Ritika Singh won the Best Actor (Female), while Madhavan bagged the Best Actor (Male) for their stunning performances in Irudhi Suttru. A.R. Rahman also won an award for Best Music Album for his work in Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada.

64th Jio Filmfare Awards South 2017 Winners

The Filmfare Awards South also witnessed Vijaya Nirmala given the Lifetime Achievement Award for her enduring contributions to Indian cinema. Taking to the stage to receive her award, the filmmaker received a standing ovation.

She addressed the audience:

“I began my acting career at the age of seven and went on to act in nearly 200 films. I’ve also had the privilege of working with some of the biggest stars in Malayalam cinema like Prem Nazir, and Tamil cinema.

“Once I started directing films, I had no clue that I’ll end up making 44 films. With all your love and blessings, I hope I get to direct 50 films in near future.”

Aside from the big wins, Filmfare Awards South delivered spectacular performances, featuring top stars such as Rakul Preet and Manjima.

64th Jio Filmfare Awards South 2017 Winners

Here is the full list of winners of the 64th Jio Filmfare Awards South 2017.

Telugu

  • Best Film ~ Pelli Choopulu
  • Best Director ~ Vamsi Paidipally for Oopiri
  • Best Actor (Male) ~ Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao Jr. for Nannaku Prematho
  • Best Actor (Female) ~ Samantha Ruth Prabhu for A… Aa
  • Critics Best Actor (Male) ~ Allu Arjun for Sarrainodu
  • Critics Best Actor (Female) ~ Ritu Varma for Pelli Choopulu 
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) ~ Jagapathi Babu for Nannaku Prematho
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) ~ Nandita Swetha for Ekkadiki Pothaavu Chinnavada
  • Best Music Album ~ Devi Sri Prasad for Nannaku Prematho
  • Best Lyrics ~ Ramajogayya Sastry for ‘Pranamam’ (Janatha Garage)
  • Best Playback (Male) ~ Karthik – ‘Yellipoke shyaamalaa’ (A… Aa)
  • Best Playback (Female) ~ KS Chitra – ‘Ee prema ki’ (Nenu Sailaja)

Tamil

  • Best Film ~ Joker
  • Best Director ~ Sudha K Prasad for Irudhi Suttru
  • Best Actor (Male) ~ Madhavan for Irudhi Suttru
  • Best Actor (Female) ~ Ritika Singh for Irudhi Suttru
  • Critics Best Actor (Male) ~ Suriya for 24
  • Critics Best Actor (Female) ~ Trisha for Kodi
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) ~ Samudrakani for Visaranai
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) ~ Sai Dhansika for Kabali
  • Best Music Album ~ A.R. Rahman for Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada
  • Best Lyrics  ~ Thamarai for ‘Thalli Pogathaey’ (Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada)
  • Best Playback (Male) ~ Sundarayyar for ‘Jasmine U’ (Joker)
  • Best Playback (Female) ~ Shwetha Mohan for ‘Maya Nadhi’ (Kabali)

64th Jio Filmfare Awards South 2017 Winners

Malayalam

  • Best Film ~ Maheshinte Prathikaram
  • Best Director ~ Dileesh Pothan for Maheshinte Prathikaram
  • Best Actor (Male) ~ Nivin Pauly for Action Hero Biju
  • Best Actor (Female) ~  Nayantara for Puthiya Niyamam
  • Critics Best Actor (Male) ~ Dulquer Salman for Kali & Kammattipadam
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) ~ Vinayakan for Kammattipaadam
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) ~ Asha Sarath for Anuraga Karikkin Vellam
  • Best Music Album ~ Bijibaal for Maheshinte Prathikaram
  • Best Lyrics ~ Madhu Vasudevan for ‘Chinnamma’ (Oppam)
  • Best Playback (Male) ~ M.G. Sreekumar for ‘Chinnamma’ (Oppam)
  • Best Playback (Female) ~ Chinmayi for ‘Oonjalil Aadi’ (Action Hero Biju)

Kannada

  • Best Film ~ Thithi
  • Best Director ~ Rishab Shetty for Kirik Party
  • Best Actor (Male) ~ Anant Nag for Godhi Banna Sadharana Maikattu
  • Best Actor (Female) ~ Shraddha Srinath for U Turn
  • Critics Best Actor (Male) ~ Rakshit Shetty for Kirik Party
  • Critics Best Actor (Female) ~ Shruthi Hariharan for Godhi Banna Sadharana Maikattu
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) ~ Vasishta Simha for Godhi Banna Sadharana Maikattu
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) ~ Samyukta Hegde for Kirik Party
  • Best Music Album ~ Ajaneesh Loknath for Kirik Party
  • Best Lyrics ~ Jayant Kaikini for ‘Sariyaagi nenepide’ (Mungaru Male 2)
  • Best Playback (Male) ~ Vijay Prakash for ‘Belageddu yaara mukhava’ (Kirik Party)
  • Best Playback (Female) ~ Ananya Bhat for ‘Namma kaayo devare’ (Rama Rama Re)

64th Jio Filmfare Awards South 2017 Winners

Others

  • Best Debut (Male) ~ Shirish for Metro (Tamil)
  • Best Debut (Female) ~ Manjima Mohan for Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada (Tamil)
  • Best Cinematography ~ PS Vinod for Oopiri (Telugu), Thiru for 24 (Tamil)
  • Best Choreography ~ Sekhar VJ for ‘Apple Beauty’ (Janatha Garage) (Telugu)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award ~ Vijaya Nirmala

Overall, the night became a huge success for many in the four film industries. And with such an amazing turnout of famous guests and performers, no wonder Filmfare Awards South hails as one of the most highly-anticipated ceremonies of the year!

Congratulations to all the winners!

Sarah is an English and Creative Writing graduate who loves video games, books and looking after her mischievous cat Prince. Her motto follows House Lannister's "Hear Me Roar".

Images courtesy of Filmfare Official Instagram and Facebook.


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