Filmfare Awards (South) 2017: Who Won the Top Honours?

This year’s event was cheered for honouring critically acclaimed films rather than commercially successful ones.

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Allu  Arjun, Jr NTR and Nayanthara at Filmfare Awards (South) 2017. (Photo courtesy: <a href="https://twitter.com/rameshlaus/status/876437114195394561">Twitter/ RameshBala</a>/ <a href="https://twitter.com/NayantharaLive/status/781055180523446272">Nayantharalive</a>)

The 64th Filmfare Awards South 2017 was held in Hyderabad on Saturday evening, honouring the best talent in the Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada film industries. Hosted by Allu Sirish, Ragini Dwivedi and Vijay Devarakonda, this year’s ceremony was cheered for gunning for critically acclaimed films rather than commercially successful ones.

Actors like Rakul Preet Singh, Samyukta Hegde, Nikki Galrani and others performed at the event, while celebs like R Madhavan, Suriya, A R Rahman, Trisha, Nivin Paul and many more stole the limelight.

Check out the top honours:

Malayalam


Best Film: Maheshinte Prathikaaram

A poster of Maheshinte Prathikaaram.
A poster of Maheshinte Prathikaaram.

Best Director: Dileesh Pothan (Maheshinte Prathikaaram)

Best Actor (Male): Nivin Pauly (Action Hero Biju)

Nivin Pauly with Trisha Krishnan and Regina Cassandra at the awards. (Photo courtesy: <a href="https://twitter.com/karthick_trisha/status/876326808865587202">Twitter/ karthick_trisha</a>)
Nivin Pauly with Trisha Krishnan and Regina Cassandra at the awards. (Photo courtesy: Twitter/ karthick_trisha)

Best Actor (Female): Nayanthara (Puthiya Niyamam)

Tamil

Best Film: Joker

A poster of <i>Joker</i>.
A poster of Joker.

Best Director: Sudha K Prasad (Irudhi Suttru)

Best Actor (Male): Madhavan (Irudhi Suttru)

Madhavan walks the red carpet in style. (Photo courtesy: <a href="https://twitter.com/ActorMadhavan">Twitter/ actormadhavan</a>)
Madhavan walks the red carpet in style. (Photo courtesy: Twitter/ actormadhavan)

Best Actor (Female): Ritika Singh (Irudhi Suttru)

Telugu

Best Film: Pelli Choopulu

A poster of Pelli Choopulu.
A poster of Pelli Choopulu.

Best Director: Vamsi Paidipally (Oopiri)

Best Actor (Male): Junior NTR (Nannaku Prematho)

Best Actor (Female): Samantha Ruth Prabhu (A Aa)

Samantha Ruth Prabhu flaunts an Anamika Khanna ensemble at the awards. (Photo courtesy: <a href="https://twitter.com/PrithamSadashiv/status/876153531278872576">Twitter/ PritamSadashiv</a>)
Samantha Ruth Prabhu flaunts an Anamika Khanna ensemble at the awards. (Photo courtesy: Twitter/ PritamSadashiv)

Kannada

Best Film: Thithi

A poster of<i> Thithi</i>.
A poster of Thithi.

Best Director: Rishab Shetty (Kirik Party)

Best Actor (Male): Anant Nag (Godhi Banna Sadharana Maikattu)

Anant Nag (Photo courtesy:<a href="http://avinashswamy4u"> Facebook/ avinashswamy4u</a>)
Anant Nag (Photo courtesy: Facebook/ avinashswamy4u)

Best Actor (Female): Shraddha Srinath (U Turn)

Lifetime Achievement Award:

Vijaya Nirmala

Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Male):

Allu Arjun for Sarrainodu

Dulquer Salmaan for Kali & Kammattipadam

Rakshit Shetty for Kirirk Party

Suriya for24

Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Female):

Ritu Varma for Pelli Choopulu

Shruthi Hariharan for Godhi Banna Sadharana Maikattu

Trisha for Kodi

Trisha with her Filmfare trophy. (Photo courtesy: <a href="https://twitter.com/TrendsTrisha/status/876636372551032833">Twitter/ trendstrisha</a>)
Trisha with her Filmfare trophy. (Photo courtesy: Twitter/ trendstrisha)
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