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64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017)

64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017) at a glance:

Date17 June 2017
Place HeldHyderabad, Telangana
HostsRagini Dwivedi
Vijay Deverakonda (Actor)
Allu Sirish
ProducerJio
Most Awards5
Kirik Party (Kannada)
Most Nominations9 each

Theri (Tamil),
24 (Tamil),
Kali (Malayalam)
Best Film-TamilJoker
Best Film-TeluguPelli Choopulu
Best Film-MalayalamMaheshinte Prathikaaram
Best Film-KannadaThithi
Previous Filmfare Award-South63rd Filmfare Awards-South (2016)
Next Filmfare Awards-South65th Filfmare Awards-South (2018)

The event of 64th Filmfare Awards-South held on 17 June 2017 at Novotel and HICC Complex in Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Actor Vijay Deverakond, Actress Ragini Dwivedi, and Actor Allu Sirish hosted the show in 2017. 

Earlier, Chinmay Sripada hosted the show for the 3rd consecutive year. She hosted the 59th Filmfare Awards-South (2012) with singer Karthik, 60th Filmfare Awards-South (2013) with Actor Sundeep Krishan, and 61st Filmfare Awards-South (2014) with Actor Rahul Ravindran.

Chinmayi Sripada hosted the 63rd Filmfare Awards-South (2016) for the 4th time. Rahul Ravindran co-hosted the 2016 show. He hosted the show for the 2nd time.

Content:

  1. Venue
  2. About Filmfare Awards-South
  3. Introduction of Filmfare Awards-South
  4. List of Winners and Nominees-64th Filmfare Awards-South (Main Awards)
  5. Most Awarded Films in 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017)
  6. Most Nominated films in 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017)
  7. Special Jury Award
  8. Filmfare Awards for Best Female Debut-South
  9. Filmfare Awards for Best Male Debut-South
  10. Technical Awards
  11. Lifetime Achievement Award
  12. Critics Award for Best Actor
  13. Critics Award for Best Actress
  14. Awards Highlights

Venue

Initially, Filmfare Awards South was part of the Filmfare Awards (Hindi Cinema). Therefore, the award ceremonies were held in Bombay (now Mumbai) from 1964 to 1971 in a row.

Filmfare Awards South was held in Chennai for the first time in the year 1972. Moreover, it was the first time when the show was held outside Bombay.

However, the show was again held in Bombay in the years 1973 and 1974.

Thereafter since the 22nd Filmfare Awards South (1975), the ceremony started regularly in Chennai.

The 39th Filmfare Awards South were also held in Bombay along with Filmfare Awards (Hindi Cinema) on 31 March 1993.

The 44th Filmfare South (1996) was held at the Ravindra Bharati Auditorium, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, on 30 August 1997.

This was the first time when Filmfare Awards South were held outside Bombay/Mumbai or Madras/Chennai.

The award function started to be held in Chennai and Hyderabad in alternate years since the 43rd Filmfare Awards South (1996).

The 62nd Filmfare Awards South (2015) was held in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, on 26 June 2015. The event of 63rd Filmfare Awards-South held on 12 July 2016 at the Hyderabad International Convention Center. The 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017) held on 17 June 2017 in Hyderabad too.

List of Winners and Nominees-64th Filmfare Awards South (2017)

Nominees and Winners of Tamil Cinema Awards

+ indicates winner

Award CategoryWinnerFilm
Best Film+S. R. Prakashbabu (Producer)Joker
+ S. R. Prabhu (Producer)
Venkat Somasundaram (Producer)Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada
Reshma Ghatala (Producer)
S. Sashikanth (Producer)Irudhi Suttru
C. V. Kumar (Producer)
Madhavan (Producer)
Kalaipuli S. Thanu (Producer)Kabali
Kalaipuli S. Thanu (Producer)Theri
Dhanush (Producer)Visaranai
Best Director+Sudha KongaraIrudhi Suttru
AtleeTheri
Gautham MenonAchcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada
Pa. RanjithKabali
Raju MuruganJoker
VetrimaranVisaranai
Best Actor+Madhavan Irudhi Suttru
Suriya24
VikramIru Mugan
DhanushKodi
RajinikanthKabali
VijayTheri
Best Actress+Ritika Singh Irudhi Suttru
Nayantara Iru Mugan
Trisha KrishnanKodi
Samantha Ruth Prabhu24
Theri
TamannaahDevi
Best Supporting Actor+SamuthirakaniVisaranai
MahendranTheri
Rajendran
Sathish KrishnanAchcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada
SathishRemo
Best Supporting Actress+Dhansika Kabali
Aishwarya RajeshDharmadurai
Anupama ParameswaranKodi
Nithya Menon24
RaadhikaTheri
Saranya Ponvannan Kodi
Best Music Director+A. R. RahmanAchcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada
A. R. Rahman24
Anirudh RavichanderRemo
G. V. Prakash KumarTheri
Harris JayarajIru Mugan
Santhosh NarayananKabali
Best Lyricist+ThamaraiThalli Pogathey from Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada
Arunraja KamarajNeruppu Da from Kabali
Madhan KarkyNaan Un Azhaginile from 24
VairamuthuEndha Pakkam from Dharmadurai
VivekEn Suzhali from Kodi
Best Male Playback Singer+SundarayyarJasmine U from Joker
Anirudh RavichanderSenjittaley from Remo
Arunraja KamarajNeruppu Da from Kabali
Jithin RajYedho Mayam from Wagah
Sid SriramMei Nigara from 24
Best Female Playback Singer+Swetha MohanMaya Nadhi from Kabali
ChinmayiNaan Un from 24
K. S. ChithraKonji Pesida Venam from Sethupathi
Mahalakshmi IyerUn Maele Oru Kannu from Rajini Murugan
Neeti MohanChella Kutti from Theri

Nominees and Winners of Telugu Cinema Awards

+ indicates winner

Award CategoryWinnerFilm
Best Film+Raj Kandukuri (Producer)Pelli Choopulu
+Yash Rangineni (Producer)
S. Radha Krishna (Producer)A Aa
Allu Aravind (Producer)Dhruva
N. V. Prasad (Producer)
B. V. S. N. Prasad (Producer)Nannaku Prematho
Kavin Anne
(Producer)
Kshanam
Prasad V Potluri (Producer)
Prasad V Potluri (Producer)Oopiri
Best Director+Vamsi PaidipallyOopiri
Koratala SivaJanatha Garage
Ravikanth PerepuKshanam
SukumarNannaku Prematho
Tharun Bhascker DhaassyamPelli Choopulu
Trivikram SrinivasA Aa
Best Actor+Jr. NTR Nannaku Prematho
Allu ArjunSarrainodu
NaniGentleman
Naga ChaitanyaPremam
NagarjunaOopiri
Ram CharanDhruva
Best Actress+Samantha Ruth PrabhuA Aa
Keerthy SureshNenu Sailaja
Lavanya TripathiSoggade Chinni Nayana
Niveda ThomasGentleman
Rakul Preet SinghNannaku Prematho
Ritu VarmaPelli Choopulu
Best Supporting Actor+Jagapati BabuNannaku Prematho
Arvind SwamyDhruva
MohanlalJanatha Garage
Rao RameshA Aa
SathyarajNenu Sailaja
KarthiOopiri
Best Supporting Actress+Nandita Swetha Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada
Anasuya BharadwajKshanam
Anupama ParameswaranA Aa
PriyamaniMana Oori Ramayanam
Ramya KrishnaSoggade Chinni Nayana
Best Music Director+Devi Sri PrasadNannaku Prematho
A. R. RahmanSahasam Swasaga Sagipo
Mickey J Meyer A Aa
S. S. ThamanSarrainodu
Vivek SagarPelli Choopulu
Best Lyricist+Ramajogayya SastryPranamam from Janatha Garage
Anantha SreeramThaanu Nenu from Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo
BhaskarabhatlaOka Laalana from Jyo Achyutananda
KrishnakanthNuvvante Naa Nuvvu from Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha
Sirivennela Seetharama SastryOka Life from Oopiri
Best Male Playback Singer+KarthikYellipoke Shyamala from A Aa
DhanunjayYou Are My MLA from Sarrainodu
NTR Jr.Follow Follow from Nannaku Prematho
Shankar MahadevanOka Laalana from Jyo Achyutananda
Vijay PrakashThanu Nenu from Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo
Best Female Playback Singer+K. S. ChithraEe Premaki from Nenu Sailaja
Amritavarshini K. C.Chinuku Taake from Pelli Choopulu
ChinmayiOye Meghamala from Majnu
PadmalathaPareshaanu Raa from Dhruva
Vishnupriya
Ramya BeharaNaidorintikada from Brahmotsavam
Anjana Sowmya

Nominees and Winners of Malayalam Cinema Awards

+ indicates winner

Award CategoryWinnerFilm
Best Film+Aashiq Abu (Producer)Maheshinte Prathikaaram
Nivin Pauly (Producer)Action Hero Biju
Shibu Thekkumpuram (Producer)
Abrid Shine (Producer)
Prem Menon (Producer)Kammatipaadam
Tomichan Mulakuppadam (Producer)Puli Murugan
Antony Perumbavoor (Producer)Oppam
Best Director+Dileesh PothanMaheshinte Prathikaaram
Rajeev RaviKammatipaadam
Abrid Shine Action Hero Biju
Sameer ThahirKali
Sanal Kumar SasidharanOzhivudivasathe Kali
PriyadarshanOppam
Best Actor+Nivin PaulyAction Hero Biju
Dulquer SalmanKali
Fahadh FaasilMaheshinte Prathikaaram
MohanlalOppam
Prithviraj SukumaranPavada
Best Actress+NayantharaPuthiya Niyamam
Manju WarrierKarinkunnam 6'S
Rajisha VijayanAnuraga Karikkin Vellam
Sai PallaviKali
Shruthy Menon Kismath
Best Supporting Actor+Vinayakan Kammatipaadam
AlencierMaheshinte Prathikaaram
Chemban Vinod Jose Kali
Renji PanickerJacobinte Swargarajyam
SiddiqueAnnmariya Kalippilaanu
Tovino ThomasGuppy
Best Supporting Actress+Asha SarathAnuraga Karikkin Vellam
Abhija SivakalaOzhivudivasathe Kali
Aparna BalamuraliMaheshinte Prathikaaram
Lakshmi RamakrishnanJacobinte Swargarajyam
RohiniGuppy
Best Music Director+BijibalMaheshinte Prathikaaram
Gopi SunderKali
Jerry Amaldev Action Hero Biju
Shaan RahmanJacobinte Swargarajyam
Sushin Shyam Kismath
Best Lyricist+Madhu VasudevanChinnamma from Oppam
Anwar AliPara Para from Kammatipaadam
Kissa Paathiyil from Kismath
B. K. HarinarayananMinnungum from Oppam
Manu ManjithRaavu Mayame from Vettah
Rafeeq AhamedIdukki from Maheshinte Prathikaaram
Best Male Playback Singer+M. G. SreekumarChinnamma from Oppam
BijibalIdukki from Maheshinte Prathikaaram
Job KurianChillurandhal from Kali
KarthikMazhaye from James & Alice
Sooraj SanthoshThaniye from Guppy
Best Female Playback Singer+ChinmayiOonjalil Aadi from Action Hero Biju
Divya S. MenonVarthinkale from Kali
Rinu RazakRaavu Mayave from Vettah
Shweta MohanOruvela from White
Varsha VinuMelle Vannupoyi from Marupadi

Nominees and Winners of Kannada Cinema Awards

+ indicates winner

Award CategoryWinnerFilm
Best Film+Pratap Reddy (Producer)Thithi
Sunmin Park (Producer)
Pushkara Mallikarjunaiah (Producer)Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu
G. N. C. Reddy (Producer)Last Bus
B. Krishnappa (Producer)
S. D. Arvind (Producer)
Prashanth Kallur (Producer)
Gururaj Kulkarni (Producer)
Kannada Kolour Cinemas (Producer)Rama Rama Re...
Pawan Kumar (Producer)U Turn
Best Director+Rishab Shetty Kirik Party
Hemanth RaoGodhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu
Narendra BabuSantheyalli Nintha Kabira
Pawan KumarU Turn
Sumana KitturKiragoorina Gayyaligalu
Best Actor+Ananth NagGodhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu
Puneeth RajkumarDoddmane Hudga
Rakshit ShettyKirik Party
Shiva RajkumarSantheyalli Nintha Kabira
SudeepKotigobba 2
Best Actress+Shraddha SrinathU Turn
Sruthi HariharanGodhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu
HariprriyaNeer Dose
Parul Yadav Killing Veerappan
Shwetha SrivatsavKiragoorina Gayyaligalu
Best Supporting Actor+Vasishta N. SimhaGodhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu
Achyuth KumarKiragoorina Gayyaligalu
H. G. DattatreyaNeer Dose
Roger NarayanU Turn
Sadhu KokilaZoom
Best Supporting Actress+Samyuktha HegdeKirik Party
Aindrita RayNiruttara
Meghashree BhagavatarLast Bus
Sonu Gowda Kiragoorina Gayyaligalu
Suman RanganathanNeer Dose
Best Music Director+Ajaneesh LokanathKirik Party
Anoop SeelinNeer Dose
Arjun JanyaMungaru Male 2
Charan RajGodhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu
V. Harikrishna Doddmane Hudga
Best Lyricist+Jayant KaikiniSariyagi Nenapide from Mungaru Male 2
KavirajBhoomi Bhaanu from Maduveya Mamatheya Kareyole
Rakshit ShettyKatheyondu Helide from Kirik Party
V. Nagendra PrasadNeene Raama from Mukunda Murari
Yogaraj BhatHaalu Kudida Makkale from Dana Kayonu
Best Male Playback Singer+Vijay PrakashBelageddu Yara Mukhava from Kirik Party
Anoop SeelinAlla Alla from Nataraja Service
Puneeth RajkumarJhanak Jhanak from Run Antony
Santhosh VenkyMandara Mandara from Jai Maruthi 800
Shankar MahadevanNeene Raama from Mukunda Murari
Best Female Playback Singer+Ananya BhatNamma Kayo Devare from Rama Rama Re...
Anuradha BhatYavoora Geleya from Ricky
Indu NagarajThraas Akkathi from Doddmane Hudga
Shreya GhoshalNeenire Saniha from Kirik Party
Vani HarikrishnaNeenaagi Helalilla from Happy Birthday

Special Jury Award-64th Filmfare Awards South (2017)

The Special Jury Award was not presented in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017) for the 6th consecutive year.

Lifetime Achievement Award-64th Filmfare Awards South (2017)

NameOccupation
Vijaya NirmalaActress, Producer, Director
Filmfare Lifetime Achievement (South) 2017

Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut-South

  • Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut-South was first introduced in the 45th Filmfare Awards-South (1998).
    • Simran became the first winner of the award.
    • She won the award for the Tamil language films Nerukku Ner, Once More, and VIP.
  • Manjima Mohan received the award for Best Female Debut in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017).
    • She won the award for Best Female Debut for the film Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada (Tamil) and Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo (Telugu).

Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut-South

  • Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut-South was first introduced in the 48th Filmfare Awards-South (2001).
    • R. Madhavan became the first winner of the award.
    • He won the award for the Tamil language film Alaipayuthey.
  • Shirish Saravanan received the award for Best Male Debut in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017).
    • He won the award for the Tamil language Film Metro.

Filmfare Critics Awards for Best Actor

  • Critics Award was introduced in the 59th Filmfare Awards-South (2012).
    • Suriya won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Tamil) for “24” in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017).
    • Allu Arjun won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Telugu) for Sarrainodu in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017).
    • Dulquer Salmaan won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Malayalam) for Kali and Kammatipaadam in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017).
    • Rakshit Shetty won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Kannada) for Kirik Party in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017).

Filmfare Critics Awards for Best Actress

  • Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress was introduced in the 63rd Filmfare Awards (2016).
  • Winners of Critics Award in Filmfare Awards-South (2017):
    • Trisha Krishnan won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress (Tamil) for Kodi in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017).
    • Ritu Verma won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress (Telugu) for Pelli Choopulu in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017).
    • Sruthi Hariharan won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress (Kannada) for Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017).
    • No one won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress (Malayalam) in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017).

Technical Awards

Filmfare Award for Best Cinematographer-South

  • Filmfare Best Cinematographer-South was first introduced in the 45th Filmfare Awards-South (1998).
  • Santosh Sivan became the first winner of the Award.
    • He won the award for the Tamil language film Iruvar.
  • Tirru and (S. Thirunavukarasu) and P.S. Vinod won the award for Filmfare Best Cinematographer-South in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017).
    • Tirru won the award for the Tamil language film 24
    • P.S. Vinod won the award for the Telugu language film Oopiri.

Filmfare Award for Best Dance Choreographer-South

  • Filmfare Award for Best Dance Choreographer South was first introduced in the 45th Filmfare Awards-South (1998).
    • Brinda Master became the first person to received the award.
    • She won the award for the Telugu language film Preminchukundam Raa.
  • Sekhar Master won the Filmfare Best Choreographer-South in the 64th Awards South (2017) for the 2nd consecutive year.

Filmfare Award for Best Art Director-South

  • Filmfare Award for Best Art Director South was first introduced in the 46th Filmfare Awards-South (1999).
    • Thotta Tharani won the award for the Telugu language film Choodalani Vundi.
  • Sabu Cyril won the award for Best Production Designer-South(Best Art Director) in the 58th Filmfare Awards South (2011).
    • He won the award for the Tamil language Science Fiction film Enthiran.
      • The name of the award was changed from Best Art Director-South to Best Production Designer-South from 58th Filmfare Awards South (2011) onward. This was done by keeping in mind that Art Direction is itself a part of Production Design.
  • Award for Best Art Director-South or Best Production Designer-South was not awarded in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017) for the 6th consecutive year.

There are several occasions when the Filmfare Award for Best Art Director-South was not awarded. Here is the list of Filmfare Awards South in which the Best Director Award was not given:

  1. 47th Filmfare Awards South (2000) to 52nd Filmfare Awards South (2005); for six (6) consecutive years.
  2. 54th Filmfare Awards South (2007).
  3. 56th Filmfare Awards South (2009) to 57th Filmfare Awards South (2010); for two (2) consecutive years.
  4. 59th Filmfare Awards South (2012) to 64th Filmfare Awards South (2017); for six more consecutive years.

Filmfare Award for Best Costume Design-South

  • Manish Malhotra received the newly introduced award for Best Costume Design-South in the 58th Filmfare Awards-South (2011).
    • He won the award for the Tamil language Science Fiction Enthiran.
  • The award was not given in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017) for the 6th consecutive year.

Most Nominated and Most Awarded films-64th Filmfare Awards South (2017)

Several films received multiple nominations and multiple awards in various categories. The following films received multiple nominations and multiple awards, including the Most Awards and the Most Nominations in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017):

Most Awarded South Indian Films in 64th Filmfare Awards South (2017)

FilmLanguageAwardsNominations
Kirik PartyKannada58
Maheshinte PrathikaaramMalayalam38
Nannaku PremathoTelugu37
Godhi Banna Sadharana MykattuKannada37
Irudhi SuttruTamil34
24Tamil29
KabaliTamil28
A AaTelugu27
Pelli ChoopuluTelugu26
OopiriTelugu26
OppamMalayalam26
Achcham Yenbadhu MadamaiyadaTamil25
Action Hero BijuMalayalam25
KammatipaadamMalayalam25
Janatha GarageTelugu24
JokerTamil23
KaliMalayalam19
SarrainoduTelugu14
Sahasam Swasaga SagipoTelugu14
U TurnKannada14
VisaranaiTamil13
Nenu SailajaTelugu13
Anuraga Karikkin VellamMalayalam12
Rama Rama Re…Kannada12

Most Nominated South Indian Films in 64th Filmfare Awards South (2017)

FilmLanguageNominationsAwards
24Tamil92
KaliMalayalam91
TheriTamil90
Kirik PartyKannada85
Maheshinte PrathikaaramMalayalam83
KabaliTamil82
Nannaku PremathoTelugu73
Godhi Banna Sadharana MykattuKannada73
A AaTelugu72
Pelli ChoopuluTelugu62
OopiriTelugu62
OppamMalayalam62
Achcham Yenbadhu MadamaiyadaTamil52
Action Hero BijuMalayalam52
KammatipaadamMalayalam52
KodiTamil50
DhruvaTelugu50
Irudhi SuttruTamil43
SarrainoduTelugu41
Sahasam Swasaga SagipoTelugu41
U TurnKannnada41
Kiragoorina GayyaligaluKannada40
Neer DoseKannada40
JokerTamil32
VisaranaiTamil31
Nenu SailajaTelugu31
Iru MuganTamil30
RemoTamil30
KshanamTelugu30
KismathMalayalam30
Jacobinte SwargarajyamMalayalam30
GuppyMalayalam30
Doddmane HudgaKannada30
Anuraga Karikkin VellamMalayalam21
Rama Rama Re…Kannada21
DharmaduraiTamil20
GentlemanTelugu20
Soggade Chinni NayanaTelugu20
Jyo AchyutanandaTelugu20
Ozhivudivasathe KaliMalayalam20
VettahMalayalam20
Last BusKannada20
Santheyalli Nintha KabiraKannada20
Mukunda MurariKannada20

Most Awarded and Most Nominated (Tamil Films)-64th Filmfare Awards South (2017)

Most Awarded Tamil Films

FilmAwardsNomination
Irudhi Suttru34
2429
Kabali28
Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada25
Joker23
Visaranai13

Most Nominated Tamil Films

FilmNominationsAwards
2492
Theri90
Kabali82
Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada52
Kodi50
Irudhi Suttru43
Joker32
Visaranai31
Iru Mugan30
Remo30
Dharmadurai20

Highlights-Tamil Cinema Awards-64th Filmfare Awards South (2017)

  1. Film Irudhi Suttru became the Most Awarded Tamil film in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017). The film received four (40 nominations and won three (3) awards.
    1. Sudha Kongara – Best Director (Tamil).
    2. Madhavan – Best Actor (Tamil).
    3. Ritika Singh – Best Actress (Tamil).
  2. Film 24 received nine (9) nominations. The film did not win any award in the Main Award Category. However, the film won the following two awards:
    1. Suriya – Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Tamil).
    2. Tirru – Filmfare Award for Best Cinematographer (South).
      • By receiving nine (9) nominations, 24 became the Most Nominated Tamil film in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017).
      • Tamil Film 24 also became the Most Nominated film in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017). However, the film did not win any awards.
      • Malayalm Film Kali too received nine (9) nominations and became one of the Most Nominated film in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017).
  3. Film Theri received nine (9) nominations too. However, the film did not win any awards..
    • By receiving nine (9) nominations, Theri also became the Most Nominated Tamil film in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017) with 24.
  4. Film Kabali received eight (8) nominations. The film won only two (2) awards. Here are the winners:
    1. Dhansika – Best Supporting Actress (Tamil).
    2. Swetha Mohan – Best Female Playback Singer (Tamil).
  5. Film Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada too received two (2) awards out of the five (5) nominations. Here are the winners:-
    1. Thamarai – Filmfare Best Lyricist Award (Tamil).
    2. Manjima Mohan – Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut (South).
      • She won the award for Best Female Debut for the film Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada (Tamil) and Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo (Telugu).
  6. Film Kodi too received five (5) nominations. However, the film did not win any awards.
  7. Film Joker received three (3) nominations and won two (2) of them. Here are the winners:
    1. Bet Film (Tamil).
    2. Sundarayyar – Best Male Playback Singer (Tamil).
  8. Film Visaranai received three (3) nominations and won one (1) of them.
    • Samuthirakani won the Filmfare award for Best Supporting Actor (Tamil).
  9. Film Iru Mugan and Remo received three (3) nominations each.
    • However, both films could not win any awards.
  10. Dharmadurai received two (2) nominations but failed to win any of them.

Most Awarded and Most Nominated (Telugu Films)-64th Filmfare Awards South (2017)

Most Awarded Telugu Films

FilmAwardsNominations
Nannaku Prematho37
A Aa27
Pelli Choopulu26
Oopiri26
Janatha Garage24
Sarrainodu14
Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo14
Nenu Sailaja13

Most Nominated Telugu Films

FilmNominationsAwards
Nannaku Prematho73
A Aa72
Pelli Choopulu62
Oopiri62
Dhruva50
Sarrainodu41
Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo41
Nenu Sailaja31
Kshanam30
Gentleman20
Soggade Chinni Nayana20
Jyo Achyutananda20

Highlights-Telugu Cinema Awards-64th Filmfare Awards South (2017)

  • Film Nannaku Prematho received seven (7) filmfare nominations. The film won three (3) awards out of ten (10) nominations.
    • Film A..Aa also received seven (7) nominations. By receiving seven (7) Filmfare nominations, Nannaku Prematho and A.. Aa became the Most Nominated Telugu films in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017).
    • Nannaku Prematho also became the Most Awarded Telugu film in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017). Here are the winers:
      1. Jr. NTR – Best Actor (Telugu).
      2. Jagapati Babu – Best Supporting Actor (Telugu).
      3. Devi Sri Prasad – Best Music Director (Telugu).
  • Film A.. Aa received seven (7) nominations but could win only two (2) awards.
    1. Samantha Ruth Prabhu – Best Actress (Telugu).
    2. Karthik – Best Male Playback Singer.
  • Film Pelli Choopulu and Oopiri received six (6) nominations each. Both films won two (2) awards too.
    1. Pelli Choopulu – Best Film – Telugu
    2. Ritu Verma – Filmfare Critics Awards for Best Actress for Pelli Choopulu.
      1. Vamsi Paidipally – Best Director (Telugu) for Oopiri.
      2. P.S. Vinod – Filmfare Award for Best Cinematographer (South) for Oopiri.
  • Film Dhruva received five (5) nominations. However, the film could not win any awards.
  • Film Sarrainodu and Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo received four (4) nominations each. Both films won one (1) award each.
    • Allu Arjun won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Telugu) for Sarrainodu.
    • Manjima Mohan received the Best Female Debut (South) for and Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo (Telugu) and Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada (Tamil).
  • Film Nenu Sailaja received three (3) nominations. The film won one (1) award too.
    • K. S. Chithra won Filmfare Best Female Playback Singer (Telugu).
  • Film Kshanam too received three (3) nominations. However, the film did not win any awards.
  • Film Gentleman, Soggade Chinni Nayana, and Jyo Achyutananda received two nominations each. All three films failed to win any awards in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017).

Most Awarded and Most Nominated (Malayalam Films)-64th Filmfare Awards South (2017)

Most Awarded Malayalam Films

FilmAwardsNominations
Maheshinte Prathikaaram38
Oppam26
Action Hero Biju25
Kali19
Kammatipaadam15
Anuraga Karikkin Vellam12

Most Nominated Malayalam Films

FilmNominationsAwards
Kali91
Maheshinte Prathikaaram83
Oppam62
Action Hero Biju52
Kammatipaadam51
Kismath30
Jacobinte Swargarajyam30
Guppy30
Anuraga Karikkin Vellam21
Ozhivudivasathe Kali20
Vettah20

Highlights-Malayalam Cinema Awards-64th Filmfare Awards South (2017)

  1. Film Kali received nine (9) Filmfare nominations in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South.
    • By receiving nine (9) nominations, Kali became the Most Nominated Malayalam film in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South.
    • Kali also became one of the Most Nominated films in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017).
      • Two Tamil language Films 24 and Theri also received nine (9) nominations and became the Most Nominated films in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017).
  2. Malayalam film Kali won only one (1) Filmfare award.
    • Dulquer Salmaan won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for the Malayalam films Kali and Kammatipaadam.
  3. Film Maheshinte Prathikaaram received eight (8) nominations. The film won three (3) Filmfare awards and became the Most Awarded Malayalam film in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017). Here is the list of winners:
    1. Best Film – Malayalam
    2. Dileesh Pothan – Best Director (Malayalam)
    3. Bijibal – Best Music Director (Malayalam)
  4. Film Oppam received six (6) nominations. The film won two (2) Filmfare Awards:
    1. Madhu Vasudevan – Best Lyricist (Malayalam)
    2. M. G. Sreekumar – Best Male Playback Singer
      • He won the award for the songs Chinnamma too.
  5. Film Action Hero Biju and Kammatipaadam both received five (5) nominations.
    • Action Hero Biju won two (2) Filmfare Awards:
      1. Nivin Pauly won the award for Best Actor (Malayalam).
      2. Chinmayi won the Filmfare award for Best Female Playback Singer for the song Oonjalil Aadi.
    • Kammatipaadam too won two (2) Filmfare award:
      1. Vinayakan won the Best Supporting Actor Award.
      2. Dulquer Salmaan won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Malayalam) for Kammatipaadam and Kali.
  6. Film Kismath, Jacobinte Swargarajyam, and Guppy received three (3) nominations each. However, none of the films could win any awards.
  7. Film Anuraga Karikkin Vellam received two (2) nominations.
    • The film won only (1) award.
      • Asha Sarath won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress (Malayalam).
  8. Film Ozhivudivasathe Kali and Vettah received two (2) nominations each.
    • However, both films failed to win any awards.

Most Awarded and Most Nominated (Kannada Films)-64th Filmfare Awards South (2017)

Most Awarded Kannada Films

FilmAwardsNominations
Kirik Party58
Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu37
U Turn14
Rama Rama Re…12

Most Nominated Kannada Films

FilmNominationsAwards
Kirik Party85
Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu73
U Turn41
Neer Dose40
Doddmane Hudga30
Rama Rama Re…21
Last Bus20
Santheyalli Nintha Kabira20
Mukunda Murari20

Highlights-Kannada Cinema Awards-64th Filmfare Awards South (2017)

  • Film Kirik Party received eight (8) nominations.
    • The film won five (5) awards out of eight (8) nominations.
    • By receiving eight (8) nominations, Kirik Party became the Most Nominated Kannada film in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017).
  • By winning five (5) Filmfare awards, Kirik Party also became the Most Awarded Kannada film in the 64th Filmfare Awards-South (2017). Here are the winners:
    1. Rishab Shetty – Best Director (Kannada)
    2. Samyuktha Hegde – Best Supporting Actress Kannada)
    3. Ajaneesh Lokanath – Best Music Director (Kannada)
    4. Vijay Prakash – Best Male Playback Singer (Kannada)
  • Film Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu received seven (7) nominations. The film won three (3) Filmfare Awards.
    1. Ananth Nag – Best Actor (Kannada)
    2. Vasishta N. Simha – Best Supporting Actor (Kannada)
    3. Sruthi Hariharan – Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress (Kannada)
  • Kannada film U Turn received four (4) nominations. However, the film won only one (1) Filmfare award.
    • Shraddha Srinath won the Best Actress (Kannada).
  • Kannada film Neer Dose also received four (4) nominations but failed to win any.
  • Film Doddmane Hudga received three (3) nominations but did not win any.
  • Film Rama Rama Re received two (2) nominations. The film won one (1) Filmfare award.
    • Ananya Bhat won the Best Female Playback Singer (Kannada).
  • Kannada films Last Bus, Santheyalli Nintha Kabira, and Mukunda Murari received two (2) nominations each.
    • None of the films could win any awards.

About Filmfare Awards South

Filmfare Awards South is a separate part of the annual Filmfare Awards. However, Filmfare Magazine presents both awards. The First Filmfare Awards were given on 21 March 1954.

Initially, only Hindi cinema personalities get nominated and awarded in various Filmfare Categories. Thereafter, Filmfare started new segments like Filmfare South, Filmfare Marathi, and Filmfare Bengali.

Filmfare Magazine presents Filmfare Awards. The Time Group publish the Filmfare magazine. Filmfare Awards acknowledge and honor the talent of Hindi Cinema. Filmfare Awards South aims to consider South Indian Films and related film personalities to honor and encourage them.

Introduction of Filmfare Awards South

South Film Industry makes films in mainly four languages namely Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada. Thus, Filmfare Magazine introduced the new segment of Filmfare Awards for South.

The First Filmfare Award was held in the year 1954 in Bombay (now Mumbai). Filmfare presented awards, for Hindi Cinema, in five categories only.

Filmfare Magazine introduced Filmfare Awards South in 1964, after ten (10) years of the First Filmfare Awards held in Bombay (now Mumbai).

In the meantime, Filmfare also introduced Filmfare Awards East and Filmfare Marathi Awards in 1963. Filmfare Awards East were initially meant for Bangla Cinema. However, Assamese and Odia cinema were also included in the year 2014.

South Indian Films (Tamil and Telugu only) were considered in the 11th, 12th, and 13th Filmfare Awards South. Malayalam Films were added to the 14th Filmfare Awards South (1967). Thereafter, Kannada Films were also added to the 17th Filmfare Awards South. Thus, all four languages of South Indian Films or four film industries were considered for awards since the 17th Filmfare Awards South (1970).

Introduction of New Categories

Filmfare Awards South presented awards in the category of Best Film only from 1964 to 1972.

Filmfare introduced new categories of awards in the 20th Filmfare Awards (1973). These new categories were Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Actress.

Thus, the number of award categories became four (4) since the 20th Filmfare Awards South (1973). Now onward, all four awards were presented in all four main categories as such Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Actress belong to four film industries of South Indian Cinema.

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Best Music Director Award South was introduced in the 38th Filmfare Awards South (1991).

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Three new categories were introduced in the 45th Filmfare Awards South (1998).

  • Filmfare Award South for Best Cinematography.
  • Filmfare Award South for Best Choreography.
  • Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut South.

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Two new categories were introduced in the 46th Filmfare Awards South (1999).

  • Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer-South
  • Filmfare Award for Best Art Director-South.

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Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut-South was introduced in the 48th Filmfare Awards South (2001). Earlier the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut-South was introduced in the 45th Filmfare Awards-South (1998).

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Four new award categories were introduced in the 50th Filmfare Awards South for Tamil and Telugu Cinema. These categories were Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Villain, and Best Comedian.

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Three new award categories were introduced in the 53rd Filmfare Awards-South.

  • Best Lyricist
  • Best Editor
  • Best Action Director

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  • Filmfare Best Costume Design-South was introduced in the 58th Filmfare Awards-South (2011).
    • Manish Malhotra received the award for Best Costume Design-South for the Tamil language Science Fiction Enthiran.

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  • Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor was introduced in the 59th Filmfare Awards-South (2012).
    • Best Actor-Critics (Tamil) was awarded in the 59th Filmfare Awards-South (2012).
      • Vikram won the award for the film Deiva Thirumagal (Tamil).

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  • Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress was introduced in the 63rd Filmfare Awards (2016).
    • Jyothika won the award for the film 36 Vayadhinile (Tamil).
    • Nithya Menon won the award for the film Malli Malli Idhi Rani Roju (Telugu).
    • Amala Paul won the award for the film Mili (Malayalam).
    • Rachita Ram won the award for for the film Ranna (Kannada).

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