Gabbar Singh sweeps MAA Music Awards 2013

The second edition of MAA Music Awards, with The Hindu CinemaPlus as the media partnerfor year 2013 is  held on the night of 19 January at Shilpa Kala Vedika. Janaki Garu lifetime achievement and Chitra Garu performance highlights of the show. A programme in tribute to the late Pandit Ravi Shankar and Palagummi Viswanath will also be a part of the programme . Exciting dance performances by artistes from the Telugu film industry and some fun elements were added attractions.

There were five categories of voting for awards

Best Singer Male

S. No. Singer Song Film
1 S.P. Balasubramaniam Vastunaa Shiridi Sai
2 Vaddepalli Srinivas Pilla Nuvvuleni Jeevitham Gabbar Singh
3 Deepu Arey arey arey Eega
Racha Racha
4 Adnan Sami O Madhu Julayi
5 Hemachandra Extraordinary Cameraman Gangatho Rambabu

Best Singer Female

S. No. Singer Song Film
1 Shwetha Pandit Amararama suma ramajari Shiridi Sai
2 Suchitra Sarostharosthara Businessman
3 Sunidhi Chauhan Atu itu Yeto Vellipoyindi manasu
4 Gopika Poornima Laali Laali Dhamarukam
5 Shreya Ghoshal Sai Andri nanu sai antira Krishnam Vande Jagathgurum

Best Duet Song

S. No. Song Singers Film
1 Kanyakumari Jaspreet Jasz & Sunitha Dhamarukam
2 Dillaku dillaku Hemachandra & Malavika Racha
3 Akasam Ammayaithe Shankar Mahadevan & Gopkia Poornima Gabbar Singh
4 Chakkani bike vundi Tippu & Megha Julayi
5 Nee Choopule Haricharan & Chitra Endukante Premanta

Best Lyricist

S. No. Lyricist Song Film
1 Vanamali Amma ani kottaga Life is Beautiful
2 Siva Datta Amararama Shiridi Sai
3 Ramajogaya Sastry Nee Choopule Endukante Premanta
4 Jonnavithula Siva Siva Sankara Dhamarukam
5 Ananth Sriram Inthakalam Eto Vellipoyindi Manasu

Best Music Director

S. No. Name Film
1 Ilayaraja Eto Vellipoyindi Manasu
2 Manisharma Krishnam Vande Jagathgurum
3 Devi Sri Prasad Gabbar Singh
4 Thaman Businessman
5 Anoop Rubens Ishq

And the winners are

  • Best Lyricist-  Ramajogaya Sastry for Nee Choopule song  in Endukante Premanta
  • Best Music DirectorDevi Sri Prasad – Gabbar singh
  • Best Singer Male–  Vaddepalli Srinivas for Pilla Nuvvuleni Jeevitham from Gabbar singh
  • Best Singer FemaleShwetha Pandit forAmararama suma ramajari song from Shirdi sai
  • Best Duet song – Nee Choopule  from Endukante Premanta