PIX: Stars attend the 59th South Filmfare awards
The 59th South Indian Filmfare Awards was held on Saturday, July 7, at the Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai, and most of the film industry turned up to cheer their colleagues.
The awards were given for Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada cinema.
We take a look at the awards ceremony.
Among those who arrived were Kamal Haasan and his star daughter Shruti.
Image: Kamal Haasan with daughter Shruti
Shruti Hassan received the Best Debut award for her Tamil film 7 Aum Arivu and Telugu film Anaga Anaga O Dheerudu.
Her father Kamal Haasan presented her the award.
Image: Shruti Haasan
Tamannaah, who will soon be seen in the Himmatwala remake, performed at the event.
Deepika Padukone was one of the award presenters of the night -- she presented the Best Actor award to Dhanush for his Tamil film, Aadukalam.
Image: Deepika Padukone
Trisha presented the Best Actor award to Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar for his film Hudugaru.
Nayanthara bagged the Best Actress award for the Telugu film, Sri Rama Rajyam.
Poorna, Lakshmi Manchu
Actresses Poorna and Lakshmi Manchu were spotted catching up at the awards show.
Image: Poorna and Lakshmi Manchu
Abbas, Vikram, Lakshmi Manchu
Actors Abbas and Vikram later joined Lakshmi Manchu in the audience.
Image: Abbas, Vikram and Lakshmi Manchu
Dhanush, Mahesh Babu
Vikram and Dhanush chat while Mahesh Babu looks on.
Image: Vikram, Dhanush and Mahesh Babu
Khushboo and Trisha
Actress Khushboo enjoys the show while Trisha takes a moment off to check her messages on her cellphone.
Image: Khushboo and Trisha
Tamil and Telugu actress Richa Gangopadhya will soon be seen in the Tamil remake of Dabangg, called Osthe.
Watch Malaika Khan Arora's sexy Munni Badnaam song in the film's Telugu version called Gabbar Singh.
Image: Richa Gangopadhya
Manchu Manoj, Charmee, Shankar
Telugu actor Manchu Manoj was seated next to Charmee -- who was last seen in the Hindi film Buddha Hoga Tera Baap -- and Endhiran director Shankar and wife.
Image: Manchu Manoj, Charmee and Shankar and wife
Veteran actress Seema Sasi achieved the Lifetime Achievement Award from Kamal Haasan.
Image: Seema Sasi
Aishwarya, SP Muthuraman
Rajnikanth's daughter Aishwarya was not seated next to husband Dhanush. Instead, she sat next to director S P Muthuraman.
Image: Aishwarya and SP Muthuraman