Mahesh's Srimanthudu Crosses BaahubaliMar 24, 2016 09:08 AM
The first edition of IIFA Utsavam was held in grand manner in Hyderabad on January 24th & 25th.
It was glitzy affair with all four language south stars dazzling at the venue. It was two days celebrations at Gachibowli stadium. The extravagant event reminded Oscar awards with gents in their bow-tie attire and ladies at their fashionable best. Tamil and Malayalam awards were presented on Jan 25, Telugu and Kannada were given on Jan 26.
Regina Cassandra has hosted the show in Telugu. She surprised everyone with her fluent Telugu. Shriya, Priyamani and several other stars have performed at the function. Ram Charan and Akhil set stage on fire with rocking performances. Tamannaah joined them and made it spicy. Mahesh Babu has been awarded best actor for his subtle performance in Srimanthudu. Shruti Haasan has been given best actress award for the same film. Baahubali has been adjudged best film and SS Rajamouli is the best director.
'Srimanthudu' has got a clear upper hand over 'Baahubali' in the Telugu category. While Mahesh starrer bagged six awards, 'Baahubali' managed Five and 'Bhale Bhale Magadivoy' settled with One.
IIFA Utsavam 2016 Winners List - Telugu:
Best Actor Male - Mahesh Babu (Srimanthudu)
Best Actor Female - Shruti Hassan (Srimanthudu)
Best Supporting Role Male - Jagapathi Babu (Srimanthudu)
Best Supporting Role Female - Ramya Krishnan (Baahubali - The Beginning)
Best Picture - Arka Media Works Pvt Ltd (Baahubali - The Beginning)
Best Director - SS Rajamouli (Baahubali - The Beginning)
Best Comic Role - Vennela Kishore (Bhale Bhale Magadivoy)
Best Actor in Negative Role - Rana (Baahubali - The Beginning)
Best Music Direction - Devi Sri Prasad (Srimanthudu)
Best Lyrics - Ramajogayya Sastry (Srimanthudu)
Playback Singer Male - Sagar (Srimanthudu - Jata Kalise)
Playback Singer Female - Satya Yamini (Baahubali - The Beginning)