SIIMA 2018: Vijay's Mersal, Vijay Sethupathi's Vikram Vedha, Nayanthara's Aramm Lead Nominations in Tamil Cinema
SIIMA 2018: Vijay's Mersal, Vijay Sethupathi's Vikram Vedha, Nayanthara's Aramm Lead Nominations in Tamil Cinema

The nominations for South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) 2018 are out for Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam cinema. For Tamil cinema, it will come as no surprise that Mersal, Aramm, Vikram Vedha and Aruvi are leading the nominees when it comes to the main categories, including the Best Actor and Best Actress category. The award function is going to be held in Dubai on September 14 and 15 this year.

Talking about the nominations, Vijay scores the Best Actor nomination for Mersal, while Vijay Sethupathi and R Madhavan also get nominations for their goon and cop act in Vikram Vedha. Nayanthara gets the Best Actress nominations for her role in the social thriller Aramm. Here, check out some of the nominees in the main categories for Tamil cinema.

Best Film

Mersal

Aruvi

Vikram Vedha

Aramm

Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru

Best Director

Atlee - Mersal

H Vinoth - Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru

Pushkar and Gayathri - Vikram Vedha

Gopi Nainar - Aramm

Arun Prabu Purushothaman - Aruvi

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male)

Vijay - Mersal

Karthi - Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru

Sivakarthikeyan - Velaikkaran

Vijay Sethupathi - Vikram Vedha

R Madhavan - Vikram Vedha

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female)

Nayanthara - Aramm

Andrea Jeremiah - Taramani

Aditi Balan - Aruvi

Jyothika - Magalir Mattum

Nithya Menen - Mersal

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male)

Bobby Simha - Thiruttu Payale 2

Vikranth - Thondan

Vivek Prasanna - Meyaadha Maan

MS Bhaskar - 8 Thottakkal

Barathiraja - Kurangu Bommai

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female)

Anjali Varathan - Aruvi

Sneha - Velaikkaran

Varalaxmi Sarathkumar - Vikram Vedha and Nibunan

Shivada - Adhe Kangal

Indhuja Ravichandran - Meyaadha Maan

Best Actor in a Negative Role

S J Surya - Mersal and Spyder

Prasanna - Thiruttu Payale 2

Arvind Swami - Bogan

Fahadh Faasil - Velaikkaran

Vivek Oberoi - Vivegam

Best Music Director

AR Rahman - Mersal and Kaatru Veliyidai

Anirudh - Velaikkaran and Vivegam

D Imman - Bogan

Hiphop Tamizha - Meesaya Murukku

Sam CS - Vikram Vedha

For the complete list of nominees, which also include the ones for Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam cinema, check the link here.

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