IIFA Utsavam Awards 2017

The second IIFA Utsavam function respecting the victors and chosen people of the best of South Indian silver screen in 2016 was an occasion hung on 28 and 29 March 2017 at the Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The occasion, which is the second version of the IIFA Utsavam, perceives the best work from the four enterprises amid the year 2016 and granted prizes to entertainers and experts from the Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada dialects.

2nd IIFA Utsavam
Date 28—29 March 2017
Site Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Hosted by Rana Daggubati
Nani
Tini Tom
Pearle Maaney
Akul Balaji
Meghana Gaonkar
Shiva
Produced by Wizcraft International Entertainment
Directed by Andre Timmins
Television coverage
Network Sun TV Network

IIFA Utsavam 2017 Nomination

Kannada cinema

Best Picture

Kirik Party – G. S Guptha and Rakshit Shetty
Karvva – Krishna Chaithanya
Killing Veerappan – B. V. Manjunath, B. S. Sudhindra and E. Shivaprakash
Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu – Pushkar Mallikarjun
U Turn – Pawan Kumar

Best Direction

Pawan Kumar – U Turn
Navaneeth – Karvva
Rishab Shetty – Kirik Party
Hemanth Rao – Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu
Raam Reddy – Thithi

Performance In A Leading Role – Male
Rakshit Shetty – Kirik Party
RJ Rohit – Karvva
Anant Nag – Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu as Venkob Rao
Yash – Masterpiece as Yuva
Channe Gowda – Thithi as Gaddappa

Performance In A Leading Role – Female
Parul Yadav – Killing Veerappan
Anisha Ambrose – Karvva
Rashmika Mandanna – Kirik Party as Saanvi Joseph
Shraddha Srinath – U Turn as Rachana
Rachita Ram – Rathavara as Navami

Performance In A Supporting Role – Male
Rakshit Shetty – Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu as Shiva Rao
Devaraj – Karvva
Tilak Shekar – Karvva
Anant Nag – Maduveya Mamatheya Kareyole as Krishne Gowda
Dileep Raj – U Turn as Aditya
Chandan Achar – Kirik Party as Alexander Gabriel

Performance In A Supporting Role – Female
Yagna Shetty – Killing Veerappan as Muthulakshmi
Poonam Singar – Karvva
Aishwarya Acchappa – Kirik Party
Radhika Chetan – U Turn as Maya
Chitra Shenoy – Rathavara

Performance In A Comic Role
Chikkanna – Kotigobba 2
Vijay Chendur – Karvva
Pramod Shetty – Kirik Party as Jnanesh
Chikkanna – Masterpiece as Bruce Lee
Achyuth Kumar – Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu as Kumar

Performance In A Negative Role
Vasishta N. Simha – Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu as Ranga
P. Ravi Shankar – Mukunda Murari as Leeladhara Swamy
P. Ravi Shankar – Rathavara
Prakash Raj – Mr. Airavata as Prathap Kale
Aravinnd Iyer – Kirik Party as Lokesh Kumar

Music Direction
B. Ajaneesh Loknath – Kirik Party
Avinash – Karvva
V. Harikrishna – Masterpiece
Anoop Seelin – Jessie
Arjun Janya – Mungaru Male 2

Lyrics
Rakshit Shetty – “Katheyonda Helide” from Kirik Party
Sudarshan D. C. – “Ale Mood Adhe” from Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu
Raghu Shastry – “Summane” from Run Anthony
V. Nagendra Prasad – “Mukunda Murari” from Mukunda Murari
Manju Mandavya – “Annange Love Aagidhe” from Masterpiece

Playback Singer – Male
Vijay Prakash – “Belageddu” from Kirik Party
Puneeth Rajkumar – “Maduve Munji” from Nanna Ninna Prema Kathe
Anoop Seelin – “Malgudiya Ooralli” from Jessie
Puneeth Rajkumar – “Jhanak Jhanak” from Run Anthony
Yash – “Annange Love Aagidhe” from Masterpiece

Playback Singer – Female
Inchara Rao – “Ayomaya” from Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu
Shreya Ghoshal – “Neenire Saniha” from Kirik Party
Indu Nagaraj – “Ka Thalakattu” from Mr. Airavata
K. S. Chithra – “Maye Maye” from Jessie
Supriya Lohith – “Marula” from Run Anthony

Best Story
Pawan Kumar – U Turn
Navaneeth – Karvva
Hemanth Rao – Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu
A. P. Arjun – Mr. Airavata
Rakshit Shetty – Kirik Party

Malayalam cinema

Best Picture
Puli Murugan
Maheshinte Prathikaram
Aadupuliyattam
Charlie
Kammatipaadam

Best Direction
Martin Prakkat – Charlie
Dileesh Pothan – Maheshinte Prathikaram
Abrid Shine – Action Hero Biju
Rajeev Ravi – Kammatipaadam
Priyadarshan – Oppam

Performance In A Leading Role – Male
Dulquer Salmaan – Charlie
Fahadh Faasil – Maheshinte Prathikaram
Nivin Pauly – Action Hero Biju
Mohanlal – Oppam
Mohanlal – Pulimurugan

Performance In A Leading Role – Female
Rajisha Vijayan – Anuraga Karikkin Vellam
Parvathy – Charlie
Manju Warrier – Vettah
Aparna Balamurali – Maheshinte Prathikaram
Anusree – Oppam

Performance In A Supporting Role – Male
Vinayakan – Kammatipaadam
Om Puri – Aadupuliyattam
Alencier Ley – Maheshinte Prathikaram
Renji Panicker – Jacobinte Swargarajyam
Dharmajan Bolgatty – Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan

Performance In A Supporting Role – Female
Aparna Gopinath – Charlie
Anusree – Maheshinte Prathikaram
K. P. A. C. Lalitha – Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho
Asha Sharath – Anuraga Karikkin Vellam
Lijomol Jose – Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan

Performance In A Comic Role
Soubin Shahir – Charlie
Soubin Shahir – Maheshinte Prathikaram
Pashanam Shaji – Aadupuliyattam
Dharmajan Bolgatty – Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan
Sharafudheen – Pretham

Performance In A Negative Role
Sampath Raj – Aadupuliyattam
Sujith Shankar – Maheshinte Prathikaram
Samuthirakani – Oppam
Jagadeesh – Leela
Anil Nedumangad – Kammatipaadam

Music Direction
Gopi Sunder – Charlie
Bijibal – Maheshinte Prathikaram
Ratheesh Vega – Aadupuliyattam
The Four Music – Oppam
John P Varkey – Kammatipaadam

Lyrics
Santosh Varma – Sundari Penne from Charlie
Rafeeq Ahamed – Idukki from Maheshinte Prathikaram
Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri – Vaalmula Kannille from Aadupuliyattam
Hari Narayanan – Thiruvavani Raavu from Jacobinte Swargarajyam
Anwar Ali – Para Para from Kammatipaadam

Playback Singer – Male
Vijay Yesudas – “Mounangal” from Maheshinte Prathikaaram
Bijibal – Cherupunjiri from Maheshinte Prathikaram
P Jayachandran – Vaalmula Kannille from Aadupuliyattam
Unni Menon – Thiruvavani Raavu from Jacobinte Swargarajyam
Dulquer Salmaan – Sundari Penne from Charlie

Playback Singer – Female
Sreya Jayadeep – “Minungum Minnaminuge” from Oppam
Mamta Mohandas – Karuppana Kannazhagi from Aadupuliyattam
Sangeetha Sreekanth – Theliveyil from Maheshinte Prathikaram
Shreya Ghoshal – Puthumazhayayi from Charlie
Vani Jairam – Pookal Panineer from Action Hero Biju

Best Story
Unni R. – Charlie
Syam Pushkaram – Maheshinte Prathikaram
Dinesh Palath – Aadupuliyattam
Rajeev Ravi – Kammatipaadam
Salim Ahamed – Pathemari

Telugu Nomination list:

Best Picture
Oopiri – Prasad V Potluri/PVP Cinema
Janatha Garage – Yalamanchili Ravi Shankar
Pelli Choopulu – K Raj Kandukuri
Kshanam – Prasad V Potluri
Nannaku Prematho – BVSN Prasad

Best Direction
Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam – Pelli Choopulu
Koratala Siva – Janatha Garage
Vamsi Paidipally – Oopiri
Krish – Kanche
B Sukumar – Nannaku Prematho

Best Performance in a leading role – Male
Junior NTR – Janatha Garage
Ram Charan – Dhruva
Nani – Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha
Allu Arjun – Sarrainodu
Vijay Devarakonda – Pelli Choopulu

Best Performance in a leading role – Female
Anushka Shetty – Rudhramadevi
Samantha – A…Aa
Anushk Shetty – Size Zero
Riru Varma – Pelli Choopulu
Pragya Jaiswal – Kanche

Best Performance in a supporting role – Male
Allu Arjun – Rudhramadevi
Karthi – Oopiri
Mohanlal – Janatha Garage
Nandu – Pelli Choopulu
Srikanth – Sarrainodu

Best Performance in a supporting role – Female
Anasuya Bharadwaj – Kshanam
Jayasudha – Oopiri
Nitya Menon – Rudhramadevi
Nadhiya – A…Aa
Anupama Parameswaran – Premam

Best Performance in a comic role
Prakash Raj – Oopiri
Priya Darshi – Pelli Choopulu
Pradhvi – Bengal Tiger
Vennela Kishore – Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada
Srinivas Avasarala – Kanche

Best Performance in a Negative role
Arvind Swamy – Dhruva
Jagapathi Babu – Nannaku Prematho
Aadhi Pinisetty – Sarrainodu
Vikramjeet Virk – Rudhramadevi
Rao Ramesh – A…Aa

Best Music direction
Devi Sri Prasad – Janatha Garage
Hip Hop Tamizha – Dhruva
Vivek Sagar – Pelli Choopulu
Devi Sri Prasad – Sardar Gabbar Singh
Gopi Sunder – Oopiri

Best Lyrics
Shreemani (Evare – Premam)
Ramajogayya Sastry (Vasthane – Soggada Chinni Nayana)
Siri Vennela Seetharama Sastry (Podhaama – Oopiri)
Ramajogayya Sastry (Jayaho Janatha – Janatha Garage)
Siri Vennela Seetharama Sastry (Mathagajame – Rudhramadevi)

Best Playback Singer Male
Haricharan (Podhaama – Oopiri)
Haricharan (Bang Bang – Premam)
Shankar Mahadevan (Pranam – Janatha Garage)
Haricharan Seshadri (Nuvvante Naa Navvu – Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha)
Hariharan (Avuna Neevena – Rudhramadevi)

Best Playback Singer Female
Suchitra (Ayyo Ayyo – Oopiri)
Shreya Ghoshal (Punnami Puvvai – Rudhramadevi)
Geetha Madhuri (Pakka Local – Janatha Garage)
Shreya Ghoshal (Itu Itu Ani – Kanche)
Shreya Ghoshal (Nee Navve – Soggada Chinni Nayana)

Best Story
Krish – Kanche
Koratala Siva – Janatha Garage
B Sukumar – Nannaku Prematho
Adivi Sesh – Kshanam
Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam – Pelli Choopulu

IIFA Utsavam 2017 Winners list

Tamil Films
Best Actor: R Madhavan (Irudhi Suttru)
Best Actress: Ritika Singh (Irudhi Suttru)
Best Director: Atlee (Theri)
Best Actor in Comedy Role: R Balaji (Naanum Rowdy Dhaan)
Best Supporting Actor: Nagarjuna (Thozha)
Best Supporting Role Female: Baby Nainika (Theri)
Best Comedian: RJ Balaji
Best Playback Singer Female: Neeti Mohan (Naanum Rowdy Dhaan)
Best Playback Singer Male: Anirudh Ravichander (Naanum Rowdy Dhaan)
Best Music Direction: A R Rahman (Achcham Yenbathu Madamaiyada)
Best Villain: Mahendran
Best BGM: Anirudh (Naanum Rowdydhaan)
Best Lyricst: Arunraja Kamaraj (Kabali)
Lifetime Achievement Award: SP Muthuraman
Malayalam Films
Best Actor: Dulquer Salman (Charlie)
Best Actress: Rajisha Vijayan (Anuraga Karikkin Vellam)
Best Director: Martin Prakkat (Charlie)
Best Story: Unni R (Charlie)
Best Actor in a comic Role: Soubin Shahir (Charlie)
Best Supporting Role Female: Aparna Gopinath (Charlie)
Best Supporting Role Male: Rajeevi Ravi (Kammatipaadam)
Best Film: Puli Murugan
Best Playback Singer Female: Sreya Jayadeep (Maheshinte Prathikaaram)
Best Playback Singer Male: Vijay Yesudas (Maheshinte Prathikaaram)
Best Music Direction: Gopi Sunder (Charlie)
Telugu Films
Best Actor: Jr NTR (Janatha Garage)
Best Actress: Samantha Ruth Prabhu (A Aa)
Best Director: Siva Koratala (Janatha Garage)
Best Actor in a comic Role: Priyadarshi (Pellichoopulu)
Best Supporting Role Female: Anupama Parameshwaran (Premam)
Best Supporting Role Male: Allu Arjun (Rudhramadevi)
Best Film: Janatha Garage
Best Playback Singer Female: Geetha (Janatha Garage)
Best Playback Singer Male: Hari Charan (Krishnagadi Veera Prema Gadha )
Best Music Direction: Devi Sri Prasad (Janatha Garage)
Best Lyricist: Ramajogayya Sastry
Kannada Films
Best Actor: Rakshit Shetty (Kirik Party)
Best Actress: Parul Yadav (Killing Veerappan)
Best Director: Pawan Kumar (U-Turn)
Best Story: Pawan Kumar (U-Turn)
Best Supporting Role Female: Aparna Gopinath (Charlie)
Best Supporting Role Male: Rajeevi Ravi (Kammatipaadam)
Best Playback Singer Female: Geetha (Maheshinte Prathikaaram)
Best Playback Singer Male: Vijay Prakash (Kirik Party)
Best Music Direction: B Ajaneesh Loknath (Kirik Party)
Lifetime Achievement Award: Dwarakish

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