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Edison Awards (India)

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Edison Awards is grand annual award presenting ceremony for people in Tamil film industry, who have made landmarks and milestones for the History of Tamil Cinema since 2009. "Edison Awards" is mainly named after the Inventor of Cinema "Thomas Alva Edison". The uniqueness of the show is mainly that, it has a vast reach in about seven countries Tamil televisions, with main broadcaster as Astro in Malaysia.


The Event is mainly organised and hosted by The free-lance sponsors in the recent years are Jet Airways, Videocon, etc.

The Exclusiveness of the show bricked up by Talent Search Analysis,Live Concerts by Professional Tamil playback singer & Young Emergers and felicious dancers. Another glimpsy highlight of the event is that the awards are given based on People's Choice conceptual, implemented in ways of Online Voting, SMS Voting,and Dial-a-Vote. and Edison Awards has been strongly and healthily backed up by all Tamil media.

Merit awards

  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress
  • Best Debut Actor
  • Best Debut Actress
  • Best Male Rising Star
  • Best Female Rising Star
  • Best Supportive Actor
  • Best Supportive Actress
  • Best Character (Male)
  • Best Character (Female)
  • Best Comedian
  • Best Child Actor
  • Best Villain
  • Best Commercial Movie
  • Best Romantic Movie
  • Best Educational Movie
  • Best Patriotic Movie
  • Best Thriller Movie
  • Award for Daring Role
  • Technical awards

  • Best Music Director
  • Best Introduced Music Director
  • Best Background Score
  • Best Male Playback Singer
  • Best Female Playback Singer
  • Best Introduced Playback Singer
  • Best Lyricist
  • Best Director
  • Best Debut Director
  • Best Art Director
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Editor
  • Best Producer
  • Best Choreographer
  • Best Action
  • Best PRO (Public Relations Officer)
  • Best Folk Song
  • Favorite Song
  • Special awards

  • Super Star Rajini Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Manidha Neyam Award
  • Best Actor in a Negative Role
  • Extreme Performance - Male
  • Extreme Performance - Female
  • Enthusiastic Performer - Male
  • Enthusiastic Performer - Female
  • Protonic Icon Award Director
  • Best Retro Actress Award
  • Best Overseas Artit
  • Best Actress in a Social Awareness Movie
  • 2015

    Nominations were announced in early January 2016, though as several artists who were nominated did not turn up for the awards ceremony, the winners of several categories were not announced. Subsequently various uncategorised awards were given to other attendees.

    Uncategorised Awards
  • Extraordinary Performance (Male) - Raghava Lawrence (Kanchana 2)
  • Rising Star of the Year (Female) - Keerthy Suresh (Idhu Enna Maayam)
  • Best Entertainer of the Year - Sivakarthikeyan (Kaaki Sattai)
  • Best Actor in a Negative Role - Arvind Swamy (Thani Oruvan)
  • Best Overseas Lyricist - Asmin (Amara Kaaviyam)
  • Best Actress in a Social Awareness Movie - Srushti Dange (Kaththukkutti)
  • Favourite Song of the Year - "Danga Maari" (Anegan)
  • Manidha Neyam Award - Raghava Lawrence
  • References

    Edison Awards (India) Wikipedia

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