Tamilnadu State Awards for Films has been announced. The former judge of the Madras High Court, Justice AK Rajan, headed the awards committee. Rajnikanth’s Sivaji The Boss swept the awards for 2007 with a tally of six awards, closely followed by Mozhi, which bagged four awards. Dasavathaaram bagged four awards for 2008, including best actor and best film.
2007 State Awards:
Best Actor- Rajinikanth- Sivaji
Best Actress- Jyothika- Mozhi
Best Film- 1st- Sivaji, 2nd – Mozhi , 3rd- Pallikoodam
Best Director- Thankar Bachchan
Best Supporting Actor- MS Bhaskar, Mozhi
Best Supporting Actress- Archana- Onbathu Roopa Note
Best Music Composer Vidyasagar- Mozhi
Best Family Film- Thoovanam.
Best Film- Periyar
Best Actor- Sathyaraj- Onbathu Roopa Note
Best Actress- Padmapriya- Mirugam
Best Film Portraying Women in Good Light- Mirugam.
2008 State Awards:
Best Actor- Kamal Hassan- Dasavatharam
Best Actress- Sneha- Pirivom Sandhippom
Best Film- 1st Dasavatharam, 2nd – Abhiyum Naanum , 3rd- Santhosh Subramaniam
Best Director- Radha Mohan- Abhiyum Naanum
Best Supporting Actor- Prakash Raj-Abhiyum Naanum
Best Supporting Actress- Pooja-Naan Kaduvul
Best Music Composer- Ilayaraja-Ajantha
Best Family Film- Vallamai Tharayo.
Best Film- Meiporul
Best Actor- Suriya-Vaaranam Aayiram
Best Actress- Trisha-Abhiyum Naanum
Best Film Portraying Women in Good Light- Poo.