Chennai, April 13, 2020: With the aim of driving your lockdown blues away and lifting your spirits, COLORS Tamil brings to you the delightful and entertaining 5th Abirami Cine Awards 2020 on the auspicious day of Tamil New Year.
The iconic awards function, a celebration of Kollywood’s most admired actors and artists, will be telecast on Tuesday, April 14, at 3:00 PM. Sit back with your family and cheer for your favourite stars as they make your day special and entertaining with their spectacular acts.
The highlight of the show are the gorgeous divas of K-town — Sakshi, Yashika and Ishwarya Dutta — who whip up a storm on the stage with their graceful dance performances as a tribute to Thalapathi Vijay, Thala Ajith and Superstar Rajinikanth.
Among the awardees, is versatile music composer, lyricist, singer, actor and director Gangai Amaran, who bags the coveted Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to the Tamil cinema industry.Asuran, featuring the Dhanush-Vetrimaran duo in a riveting and revengeful drama, wins the Best Film Award.
The resilient ladies from the movie Bigil are nominated for a special award called ‘Singapengal’. Comali, a feel-good entertainer about the lives of 90s kids, bags the Favourite Film of the Year Award. Oththa Seruppu Size 7 takes away the Best Director award for Parthiban.The awards event honours top comedian of the 90s, Crazy Mohan, who passed away last year, with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Hosted by KiKi Shanthanu and Colors Vijay, the starry night also has a Russian Orchestra entertaining the audiences, with Priyanka, Sathya Prakash belting out some melodious tunes.
All the winners and their categories:
Best film – Asuran – Kalaipuli Thanu
Best film – Critics choice – Kaidhi – Vivek (Producer)
Most Favourite Film – Comali – Dr.Isari Ganesh
Best Director – Radhakrishnan Parthiban (Oththa Serupu Size 7)
Entertaining Director of the year – Pandiyaraj (Namma Vettu Pillai)
Best Debut Director – Pradeep Ranganathan (Comali)
Best Actor – Jayam Ravi (Comali)
Best Actress – Indhuja (Magamuni)
Best Find of the year (Male) – Abhi Hasan (Kadaram Kondan)
Most Favourite Actor – Yogi Babu (Various FIlms)
Most Promising Actor – Rj balaji (LKG)
Best Find of the Year (Female) – Anagha (Natpe Thunai)
Best Actor in a Comedy Role – Robo Shankar
Most Favourite Comedian – Sathish
Best Actor in a Negative Role – Arjun Das (Kaidhi)
Best Supporting Actor (Male) – Anandaraj (Jackpot)
Best Supporting Actor (Female) – Abirami Venkatachalam (Nerkonda Paarvai)
Best Music Director – D.Imman (Viswasam and Namma Veetu Pillai)
Best Character Artist – Vivekh (Vellai Pookal)
Lifetime Achievement Award – Gangai Amaran
Lifetime Achievement Award (Posthumous) – Crazy Mohan Family
In addition to the glamorous Abirami Cine Awards, COLORS Tamil brings to you an array of movies, to be aired back-to-back, to mark the Tamil New Year.
Watch all this and more excitement unfold only on COLORS Tamil this Tuesday, 14th April 2020 at 3:00 PM. The channel is available on all leading cable networks and on all DTH platforms – Sun Direct (CH NO 128), Tata Sky (CHN NO 1555), Airtel (CHN NO 763), Dish TV (CHN NO 1808) and Videocon D2H (CHN NO 553).
About COLORS Tamil: Launched in February 2018, COLORS Tamil is the youngest general entertainment channel from the stable of Viacom18 that thrives to entertain the Tamil speaking viewers around the globe through distinctive and powerful stories that inspire and celebrate women and their families. Positioned as Idhu Namma Oru Coloru (the colors of our motherland), COLORS Tamil focuses on storytelling that matches the rich heritage of the Tamil Nadu culture with qualitative and innovative programming. Some of our flagship shows are Velunachi, Arya’s Enga Veetu Maapilai, Dance Vs Dance, COLORS Comedy Nights, Singing Stars, Oviya, Vandhal Sridevi, Perazhagi, Thirumanam, Thari and Malar amongst others.
About Viacom18: Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd. is one of India’s fastest growing entertainment networks and a house of iconic brands that offers multi-platform, multi-generational and multicultural brand experiences. A joint venture of TV18, which owns 51%, and Viacom Inc., with a 49% stake, Viacom18 defines entertainment in India by touching the lives of people through its properties on air, online, on ground, in shop and through cinema.