SIIMA Awards 2022: Kangana Ranaut & Simbu Win Best Actors In Tamil, Tovino Thomas & Nimisha Sayajan Win In Malayalam
The SIIMA Awards 2022 was a star-studded event and, while Saturday night celebrated the winners of Telugu and Kannada cinema, Sunday night honoured the excellence in Malayalam and Tamil films.
Tovino Thomas and Simbu (Silambarasan TR) won the trophies for Best Actor for Malayalam and Tamil respectively. On the other hand, Kangana Ranaut won the award for the Best Actress in a Leading Role in Tamil cinema and Nimisha Sayajan took home the award for the Best Actress in a Leading Role (Critics) for Malayalam cinema.
Minnal Murali won the award for the Best Film in Malayam cinema, whereas, Sarpatta Parambarai won the award for the Best Film in Tamil cinema.
The award function was attended by some of the biggest names from the Tamil & Malayalam film industry including Arvind Swamy, Tovino Thomas, Simbu (Silambarasan TR), Siva Kartikeyan, Arya, Hansika Motwani, Nidhhi Agerwal, amongst others. The event was also attended by Ranveer Singh, Allu Arjun, Yash, Vijay Deverakonda and Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan on the first day.
On Day 1, the award for Best Film from Telugu cinema was bagged by Pushpa: The Rise. Allu Arjun also won the award for the Best Actor in a Leading Role for the film. Pooja Hegde, on the other hand, took home the award for the Best Leading Actress in a Leading Role for Most Eligible Bachelor.