SIIMA 2017 Day 1: Junior NTR, Rakul Preet win big; Akhil Akkineni performs song from upcoming film

The sixth edition of the South Indian International Movie Awards is being held in Abu Dhabi on June 30 and July 1.

While Day 1 will see awards being presented from the Kannada and Telugu film industries, day 2 will see awards for Tamil and Malayalam film industries.

The best actor (Telugu) Award went to Junior NTR for his performance in Janatha Garage. While Shraddha Srinath won the best actress award for Kannada film U-Turn. 

 

Here are some other awards:

Meanwhile, Akhil Akkineni was the cynosure of all eyes at SIIMA. The actor took everyone by surprise by crooning a song, Yevevo Kalalu Kanna, from his upcoming film.

While Akhil sang the song live on stage, music director Anup Rubens played the piano. The duo had been rehearsing the song for quite sometime and Akhil himself, according to his father Nagarjuna, had been rehearsing the song for quite sometime before he flew to Abu Dhabi.


Published Date: Jul 01, 2017 02:28 pm | Updated Date: Jul 01, 2017 02:28 pm