57th Filmfare Awards (South)By Tias, Gaea News Network
Sunday, August 8, 2010
CHENNAI, TAMIL NADU (GaeaTimes.com)- The oldest and most prestigious awards in South Indian Cinema were announced on Saturday night. The 57th Filmfare Awards (South) was one of the most highly anticipated events as the fans were looking forward to see their favorite stars grace the red carpet and then the stage for a historical night. More than 40 black statuettes were handed out in several categories for the best Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada films of 2009. It was the Malayalam blockbuster Pazhassiraja that walked away with the most awards on the big night. The Telugu hit Magadheera was close to the heels of the Malayalam film with one less at 6 awards for the night. The National award winning Tamil film Kanchivaram also received three awards for the night.
The ceremony started at 7pm and most of the superstars were seated on their prestigious seats for the awards night by 8. They also signed for the Billion Hearts Beating Campaign and superstar Suriya urged the fans to make India a heart healthy nation. Along side South Indian bombshells like Shriya Saran, some Bollywood stars who were also spotted at the venue of the 57th Filmfare Awards (South) was actress Vidya Balan.
With each award there was an overflow of emotions at the 57th Filmmfare Awards (South) on Saturday. One of the most notable reactions was seen from singer Priya Himesh who, after winning the award, asked her music director to present her with the award again. She received the award for the song ‘Ringa Ringa’ for the movie ‘Arya 2′. The title sponsor of the event was Idea.
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