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The Edison Awards is an annual awards ceremony since 2009 for people in the Tamil film industry. It is named after the inventor of cinema, Thomas Alva Edison.[1] It reaches seven countries with Tamil language television, with the main broadcaster Astro in Malaysia.

The event is mainly organised and hosted by MyTamilMovie.com. The main sponsors in recent years have been Jet Airways and Videocon.

The show is augmented by talent search analysis, live concerts by professional Tamil playback singers and young emergers and dancers. The awards are given based on People's Choice conceptual, implemented with online voting, SMS voting, and Dial-a-Vote.[2][3][4][5][6][7]

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AwardsEdit

Merit awardsEdit

  • Best Actor
Year Awardee Movie
2009 Jayam Ravi Peraanmai
2010 Silambarasan Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya
2011 Vijay Velayudham
2012 Vikram Thaandavam
2013 Dhanush Maryan
2014 Dhanush Velaiyilla Pattathari
2015 Jayam Ravi Thani Oruvan
2016 Silambarasan Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada
2017 Karthi Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru
2018 Dhanush Vada Chennai
  • Best Actress
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Achamundu Achamundu Sneha
2010 Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya Trisha Krishanan
2011 Mayakkam Enna Richa Gangopadhyay
2012 Oru Kal Oru Kannadi Hansika Motwani
2013 Raja Rani Nayanthara
2015 Massu Engira Masilamani Pranitha Subhash[8]
2016 Kodi Trisha
2017 Aramm Nayanthara
2018 Imaikka Nodigal Nayanthara
  • Best Debut Actor
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu Vishnu Vishal
2010 Baana Kaathaadi Adharvaa
2011 Mankatha Mahat Raghavendra
2012 Oru Kal Oru Kannadi Udhayanidhi Stalin
2013 Kadal Gautham Karthik
2014 Kayal Chandran
2015 Darling G. V. Prakash Kumar
2016 Metro Shirish
2017 Taramani Vasanth Ravi
  • Best Debut Actress
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Malayan Shammu
2010 Mynaa Amala Paul
2011 Vaagai Sooda Vaa Iniya
2012 Podaa Podi Varalaxmi Sarathkumar
2013 Neram Nazriya Nazim
2014 Madras Catherine Tresa
2015 Darling Nikki Galrani
2016 Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada Manjima Mohan
2017 Aruvi Aditi Balan
2018 Pyaar Prema Kaadhal Raiza Wilson
  • Best Male Rising Star
Year Awardee
2012 Vijay Sethupathi
2013 Sivakarthikeyan
2014 Hiphop Tamizha
  • Best Female Rising Star
Year Awardee
2012 Oviya
2013 Sri Divya
2014 Janani Iyer
2015 Keerthy Suresh
2017 Parvatii Nair
2018 Aishwarya Dutta
  • Best Supportive Actor
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Unnaipol Oruvan Ganesh Venkatraman
2012 Kazhugu Karunas
2013 Thalaivaa Subbu Panchu
2014 Madras Hari Krishnan
2015 Kanchana 2 Sriman
2016 Kabali John Vijay
2017 Pa Paandi Prasanna
  • Best Supportive Actress
Year Movie Awardee
2010 Naan Mahaan Alla Neelima
2012 3 Rohini
2017 Aruvi Anjali Varadhan
2018 Kaala Eshwari Rao
  • Best Character (Male)
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Achamundu Achamundu Prasanna
2010 Naan Mahaan Alla Jayaprakash
2015 Thani Oruvan Thambi Ramaiah
2016 Iraivi Radha Ravi
2017 Thupparivaalan K. Bhagyaraj
  • Best Character (Female)
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Siva Manasula Shakti Urvashi
2010 Thenmerku Paruvakkaatru Saranya Ponvannan
2016 Iraivi Pooja Devariya
2017 Vikram Vedha Varalaxmi Sarathkumar
  • Best Comedian
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Guru En Aalu Vivek
2010 Boss Engira Bhaskaran Santhanam
2011 Mankatha Premji Amaren
2012 Oru Kal Oru Kannadi Santhanam
2013 Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya Powerstar Srinivasan
2014 Kaththi Sathish
2015 Thanga Magan Sathish
2016 Remo Sathish
2017 Ivan Thanthiran RJ Balaji
  • Best Child Actor
Year Movie Awardee
2011 Deiva Thirumagal Baby Sarah
2017 Taramani Adrian Knight Jesly
  • Best Villain
Year Movie Awardee
2012 Naan Ee Sudeep
2013 Singam II Rahman
2014 Jigarthanda Bobby Simha
2015 Yennai Arindhaal Arun Vijay
2016 24 Suriya
2017 Mersal S. J. Surya
  • Best Commercial Movie
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Ayan K. V. Anand
2010 Singam Hari
  • Best Romantic Movie
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Aadhavan K. S. Ravikumar
2010 Goa Venkat Prabhu
  • Best Educational Movie
Year Movie Awardee
2012 Saattai Anbhazhagan
  • Best Patriotic Movie
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Peranmai S. P. Jananathan
2010 Madrasapattinam A. L. Vijay
  • Best Thriller Movie
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Eeram Arivazhagan
2010 Aaiyirathil Oruvan Selvaraghavan
  • Award for Daring Role
Year Movie Awardee
2012 Aravaan Dhansika

Technical awardsEdit

  • Best Music Director
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Ayan Harris Jayaraj
2010 Madrasapattinam G. V. Prakash Kumar
2011 Ko Harris Jayaraj
2012 Kumki D. Imman
2013 Vanakkam Chennai Anirudh Ravichander
2014 Kaththi Anirudh Ravichander
2015 Naanum Rowdy Dhaan Anirudh Ravichander
2016 Remo Anirudh Ravichander
2017 Velaikkaran Anirudh Ravichander
  • Best Introduced Music Director
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Unnaipol Oruvan Shruthi Haasan
2010 ThenMerku Paruvakkaatru N.R.Rahunandan
2012 3 Anirudh Ravichander
2013 Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara Siddharth Vipin
2015 Aambala Hiphop Tamizha
2017 Aruvi Bindu Malini
Vedanth Bharadwaj
  • Best Background Score
Year Movie Awardee
2012 Naan Vijay Antony
2013 Raja Rani G. V. Prakash Kumar
2015 Vedalam Anirudh Ravichander
2016 Kabali Santhosh Narayanan
  • Best Male Playback Singer
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Oru Chinna Thamarai - Vettaikaaran Krish
2010 Hossana - Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa Vijay Prakash
2011 Ennamo Yedho - Ko Aalap Raju
2012 Venam Machan - Oru Kal Oru Kannadi Vel Murugan
2013 Paakatha - Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam Vijay Yesudas
2017 Aalaporaan Thamizhan - Mersal Sathyaprakash
  • Best Female Playback Singer
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Siragugal - Sarvam Madhushree
2010 Adada Mazhada - Paiyaa Saindhavi
2011 Chotta Chotta - Engeyum Eppodhum Chinmayi
2012 Asku Laska - Nanban Chinmayi
2013 Yaaro Ivan - Udhayam NH4 Saindhavi
2014 Kandangi Kandangi - Jilla Shreya Ghoshal
2015 Pookkalae Sattru Oyivedungal - I Shreya Ghoshal
2016 Pothavillaye - Mudinja Ivana Pudi Shreya Ghoshal
2017 Senthoora- Bogan Luksimi Sivaneswaralingam
  • Best Introduced Playback Singer
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Nadodigal Murugan
2010 Agam Puram P.P.Venkat
  • Best Lyricist
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Kulir 100° V.Elango
2010 Enthiran Pa.Vijay
2012 Thuppakki Madhan Karky
2013 Udhayam NH4 Na. Muthukumar
2015 I Madhan Karky
2016 Kabali Arunraja Kamaraj
2017 Mersal Vivek
  • Best Director
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Ayan K.V.Anand
2010 Madarasapattinam A.L.Vijay
2011 Mankatha Venkat Prabhu
2012 Kumki Prabu Solomon
2013 Paradesi Bala
2014 Madras Pa. Ranjith
2015 Thani Oruvan Mohan Raja
2016 Kabali Pa. Ranjith
2017 Mersal Atlee
  • Best Debut Director
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Eeram Arivazhagan
2010 Kalavani A. Sarkunam
2011 Engeyum Eppodhum M. Saravanan
2012 Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom Balaji Tharaneetharan
2013 Raja Rani Atlee[9]
2014 Velaiilla Pattadhari Velraj
2015 Kuttram Kadithal Bramma
2016 Remo Bakkiyaraj Kannan
2017 Aruvi Arunprabhu
  • Best Art Director
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu Susindran
2010 Enthiran Saabu Cyril
2012 Aravaan Vijay Murugan
2013 Vanakkam Chennai V. Selvakumar
2017 Mersal
Velaikkaran
T. Muthuraj
  • Best Cinematography
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Eeram Manoj Paramhamsa
2010 Enthiran Randy
2012 Pizza Gopi Amaranth
2013 Irandaam Ulagam Ramji
2017 Mersal GK.Vishnu
  • Best Editor
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Sarvam A. Sreekar Prasad
2010 Enthiran Anthony
2012 Thuppakki A. Sreekar Prasad
2015 Vedalam Ruben
2017 Theeran Adhigaram Ondru Shiva Nandeeswaran
  • Best Producer
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Eeram Shankar
2010 Enthiran Kalanadhi Maran
2013 Vanakkam Chennai Udhayanidhi Stalin
2015 Kaaka Muttai Dhanush, Vetrimaaran
  • Best Choreographer
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Kandaen Kadhalai Poppy Krishna
2010 Enthiran Prabhu Deva
2013 Biriyani Raju Sundaram
2014 Kaththi Shobi
2015 Yennai Arindhaal Sathish Krishnan
2016 Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada Sathish Krishnan
2017 Mersal
Velaikkaran
Shobi
  • Best Action
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Ayan Kanal Kannan
2010 Enthiran Peter Hein
  • Best PRO (Public Relations Officer)
Year Movie Awardee
2009 Kandasamy Diamond Babu
2010 Naan Mahan Alla John
2013 Dhoom 3 Suresh Chandra
  • Best Folk Song
Year Movie Song
2012 Kumki Soi Soi
  • Favorite Song
Year Movie Song
2014 Maan Karate Open the Tasmac
2015 Anegan Danga Maari

Special awardsEdit

  • Super Star Rajini Award
Year Film Awardee
2011 Velayudham Vijay
  • Romantic Hero of the Year
Year Film Awardee
2018 Pyaar Prema Kaadhal Harish Kalyan[10]
  • Young Inspirational Actress
Year Film Awardee
2018 Kanaa Aishwarya Rajesh
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
Year Awardee
2011 L. R. Eswari
  • Manidha Neyam Award
Year Awardee
2015 Raghava Lawrence
  • Best Actor in a Negative Role
Year Awardee
2015 Arvind Swamy
  • Extreme Performance - Male
Year Movie Awardee
2013 Paradesi Adharvaa
2015 Kanchana 2 Raghava Lawrence
  • Extreme Performance - Female
Year Movie Awardee
2013 Paradesi Vedhika
2014 Kaaviya Thalaivan Vedhika
  • Enthusiastic Performer - Male
Year Movie Awardee
2013 6 Melugu Vathigal Shaam
  • Enthusiastic Performer - Female
Year Movie Awardee
2013 Aarambam Taapsee Pannu[11]
2014 Nedunchaalai Sshivada[12]
  • Protonic Icon Award Director
Year Movie Awardee
2014 Naan Sigappu Manithan Thiru[12]
  • Best Retro Actress Award
Year Movie Awardee
2014 Mundasupatti Nandita[12]
  • Best Overseas Artist
Year Movie Awardee
2014 Maindhan 'Punnagai Poo' Gheetha
  • Best Actress in a Social Awareness Movie
Year Movie Awardee
2015 Kaththukkutti Srushti Dange[13]
  • Best Entertainer of the Year
Year Movie Awardee
2015 Kaaki Sattai Sivakarthikeyan[13]
  • Best Overseas Lyricist
Year Movie Awardee
2015 Amara Kaaviyam Asmin [13]

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Endhiran, Silambarasan And Trisha Make It". Behindwoods. 2011-02-14. Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  3. ^ "2011 Edison Awards". behindwoods.com. Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  4. ^ "Edison Awards". The Hindu. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  5. ^ "Director Venkat Prabhu At Edison Awards 2011". thebollywoodgallery.com. Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  6. ^ "Simbu and Trisha win Edison awards 2011, for Vinnai Thaandi Varuvaaya". Kollytalk.com. 2011-02-14. Archived from the original on 2011-06-22. Retrieved 2012-02-15. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-02-20. Retrieved 2011-04-26. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "9th Annual Edison Awards 2016 Winners list". Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  9. ^ http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Director-Atlee-Tapsee-Among-Recipients-of-Edison-Award/2014/02/17/article2060884.ece
  10. ^ "Edison Awards 2019 Winners List: Dhanush, Nayanthara & Others!". https://www.filmibeat.com. 2019-02-19. Retrieved 2019-06-24. External link in |website= (help)
  11. ^ http://www.indiaglitz.com/channels/hindi/Events/49038.html
  12. ^ a b c http://www.ibtimes.co.in/8th-edison-awards-madras-best-tamil-film-dhanush-best-actor-vip-photoswinners-list-623633
  13. ^ a b c http://www.scooptimes.com/awards/9th-edison-awards-2016-the-complete-list-of-winners

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