16th Santosham Film Awards
The 16th Santosham Film Awards is an awards ceremony held at Hyderabad, India on 26 August 2018 recognized the best films and performances from the Tollywood films and music released in 2017, along with special honors for lifetime contributions and a few special awards. The awards are annually presented by Santosham magazine. The ceremony was announced on 3 August 2018 with Srikanth being the chief guest.
|16th Santosham Film Awards|
|Awarded for||Excellence in cinematic and music achievements|
|Presented on||26 August 2018|
|Date||26 August 2018|
|Site||JRC Convention, Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Hosted by||Sudigali Sudheer|
|Produced by||Kondeti Suresh|
|Lifetime achievement||S. Janaki|
- Santosham Lifetime Achievement Award – S. Janaki
- Santosham Sridevi Smarakam Award – Tamannaah
- Santosham Allu Ramalingaiah Smarakam Award – Brahmaji
- Santosham Daggubati Ramanaidu Smarakam Award – Yerneni Naveen and Yelamanchili Ravi Shankar (Mythri Movie Makers)
- Santosham Akkineni Nageswara Rao Smarakam Award – Rajendra Prasad
|Best Actor||Chiranjeevi||Khaidi No. 150 (2017)|
|Best Actress||Shriya Saran||Gautamiputra Satakarni (2017)|
|Best Director||Sankalp Reddy||Ghazi (2017)|
|Best Supporting Actor||Naresh||Sathamanam Bhavati (2017)|
|Best Cinematographer||K. K. Senthil Kumar||Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)|
|Best Dialogue||Sai Madhav Burra||Gautamiputra Satakarni (2017)|
|Best Debut Actor||Rakshith||London Babulu (2017)|
|Best Choreography||Sekhar||Khaidi No. 150 (2017)|
|Best Stunts/ Action||Ram-Lakshman||Khaidi No. 150 (2017)|
|Award Category||Recipient||Single/Album (film)|
|Best Male Playback Singer||L. V. Revanth||"Teliseney Naa Nuvvey" from Arjun Reddy (2017)|
Special Jury AwardsEdit
|Best Actor Award||S. Janaki|
|Best Actress Award||Chiranjeevi|
|Best Male Playback Singer|
|Santosham Lifetime Achievement Award|
|Santosham Sridevi Smarakam Award|
|Special Jury Award for Best Actress – Mehreen||K. Raghavendra Rao|
|Special Jury Award for Best Actress – Eesha Rebba|
|Special Jury Award (Alexander)|
|Santosham Allu Ramalingaiah Smarakam Award||Allu Aravind|
|Santosham Daggubati Ramanaidu Smarakam Award||D. Suresh Babu|
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