The first edition of IIFA Utsavam took a kick start in Hyderabad with Kannada actor Shivaraj Kumar, Shriya Saran and Devi Sri Prasad, among others, flagged off the first edition of IIFA Utsavam.
he two-day event would honour the four southern film industries including Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada.
Ram Charan,Akhil Akkineni, Rana ,Jayam Ravi, Siddharth, Allu Sirish, Jagapathi Babu, Sai dharam Tej, Jeeva, Boney Kapoor, Arvind swami, Regina cassandra ,Lavanya, Isha Talwar, Poonam Kaur, Ramya Krishna , Tamanna, Tapsee Pannu, Adah Sharma, Mamta Mohandas and Priyamani, have graced the event.
The following Awards were presented
Best Music Director- Anirudh (Maari)
Best lyricist – Danush for DonU DonU (Maari)
Best playback singer Male Haricharan- ‘Manohari’ (Baahubali)
Best playback singer FeMale Geetha madhuri (Baahubali)
Best female supporting role Ramya Krishna (Baahubali)
Best male supporting role Satyaraj (Baahubali )
Premam bags huge in all categories nominated
Best Comic Role- Vinay Forrt (Premam)
Best Music Director- Rajesh Murugesan (Premam)
Best lyricist -Shabareesh varma for ‘Malare’ song (Premam)
Best Playback singer Male – Vijay Jesudas for Malare song (Premam )
Best Playback singer female shreya ghoshal – Kathirunnu song (Premam)