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Mylapore Academy – TV Serial Awards 2010

Mylapore Academy has announced Winners of Awards for television serials 2010.  The Award presentation will be held on 20th August 2011 at 6.15 pm at Narada Gana Sabha Hall, Alwarpet, Chennai:



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1. Production House – AVM Silver Rolling Trophy                Vikaten Televistas Pvt Ltd


2. Serial – Dr T S Doraiswamy Silver Rolling Trophy           Ilavarase (Raadan Mediaworks)


3. Screenplay/Dialogue Writer – Sivashankari Silver Rolling Trophy     V. Thiruchelvam (Madhavi)


4. Director – Pioneer Director K Subrahmanyam Silver Rolling Trophy       V. Thiruchelvam (Madhavi)


5. Actor – Ehrlich Subramaniam Silver Rolling Trophy           Deepak (Thendral)


6. Actress – Dr Lakshmi Chaturvedi Silver Rolling Trophy       Sruthi (Thendral)


7. Character Actor            Subhaleka Sudhakar (Thendral)


8. Character Actress             Devi Priya (Madhavi)

9. Negative Role – Actor               Nizhalgal Ravi (Thendral)


10. Negative Role – Actress            Shanthi Williams (Thendral)


11.  Cinematographer                   Thiyagarajan (Madhavi)


12. Music Director                           Kiran (Thendral)


13. K Balachander Silver Rolling Trophy for All Rounder    V.Thiruchelvam (Madhavi)


14. K N Dhandayuthapnai Pillai Trophy for Life Time Achievement        Radha Ravi

15. Award for Chat Show                  Hasini Pesum Padam


16. Award for Chat Show Anchor                  Suhasini Maniratnam (Hasini Pesum Padam)


17. Ramnath S Mani Silver Rolling Trophy for Best Serial     Anu Pallavi (Abhinaya Creations)


18. Award for Entertainment Show                Kadhal Meter


19. Award for Entertainment Show Anchor          Suresh (Kadhal Mater)


20. Award for Music Appreciation Program              Ellamey Sangeetham (Podhigai)

21. Award for Music Program Anchors            Anooradha Sriram & Sriram Parasuram


22. Roll of Honour                 Rabi Bernard


23. Roll of Honour                 Abhishek


24. Roll of Honour                Nithya Raveendran


25. Roll of Honour                V K Manimaran


26. Award for Quiz Program                                    Jackpot


27. Award for Quiz Program Anchor                Nadhiya






Justice S Jagadeesan, Chairman,

R Krishnaswami, Ramnath S Mani, Indra Subramaniam



K. Balachander’s 80th Birthday Celebrations – Hindu Report

K. Balachander’s contribution to Tamil cinema and theatre hailed

Staff Reporter

Chennai: It was an event to trace the five-decade-old journey of director K. Balachander, who turned 80 on Friday. The film fraternity hailed his contribution to Tamil cinema and theatre and his penchant for perfection.

Actor Sivakumar extolled the director’s eye for detail. He recalled the instance when he had to grapple with high tides when he sat on the rocks at the Visakhapatnam beach during the shoot for ‘Sindhu Bhairavi.’ “Nothing would deter KB [Balachander] from extracting the best out of the actors. He would ask us to get ready for a retake even if he finds a slightest slip in our performance.”

Repeating some of his dialogues from ‘Sindhu Bhairavi’ and ‘Agni Sakshi,’ Sivakumar said Balachander was a taskmaster and would not rest until he made the actor memorise the dialogues. “The auditoriums will be full if KB is staging a play,” he said.

Scriptwriter ‘Crazy’ Mohan said he gained an entry into the film industry only through the director, who made Mohan’s play ‘Marriage made in saloon’ into a feature film (‘Poi Kal Kudhirai’). “Most celebrated actors of today found a foothold in the cinema through KB. I was inspired by his film ‘Edhir Neechal,’ which is loved even now by the youngsters.”

On Balachander’s contribution to the Tamil film industry, lyricist Vaali said his 50-odd years of experience in the industry had made him a stalwart and his television serials received as much recognition as his films. “The film industry in recent times is not growing in a healthy way. Directors like Mr. Balachander are ardent fans of cinema. Only those who love cinema can bring out the best of it,” he said.

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