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.[1][2] The awards are annually presented by Santosham magazine. The ceremony was announced on 3 August 2018 with Srikanth being the chief guest.[3]

16th Santosham Film Awards
Awarded forExcellence in cinematic and music achievements
Presented on26 August 2018
Date26 August 2018
SiteJRC Convention, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Hosted bySudigali Sudheer
Hari Teja
Produced byKondeti Suresh
Organised by"Santosham"
Magazine issueSantosham
Highlights
Lifetime achievementS. Janaki
Television coverage
ChannelZee Telugu

Honorary AwardsEdit

  • Santosham Lifetime Achievement Award – S. Janaki
  • Santosham Sridevi Smarakam Award – Tamannaah[4]
  • 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

Main AwardsEdit

FilmEdit

Award Category Recipient Film
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)

MusicEdit

Award Category Recipient Single/Album (film)
Best Male Playback Singer L. V. Revanth "Teliseney Naa Nuvvey" from Arjun Reddy (2017)

Special Jury AwardsEdit

PresentersEdit

Category Presenter(s)
Best Actor Award S. Janaki
Best Actress Award Chiranjeevi
Best Male Playback Singer
Best Choreography
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

PerformersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Santosham awards are coming soon – Telugu News". IndiaGlitz.com. 18 July 2018. Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  2. ^ "16వ 'సంతోషం' అవార్డ్స్: ఉత్తమ నటుడు చిరంజీవి". Samayam Telugu (in Telugu). Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  3. ^ "Santosham South Indian Film Awards 2018 Curtain Raiser Event". Tollywood. 3 August 2018. Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  4. ^ southindiafashion (27 August 2018). "Tamannaah Bhatia at Santhosham Film Awards 2018". South India Fashion. Retrieved 26 November 2020.