Zee Tamil gears up for it’s first-ever Zee Cine Awards Tamil

Zee Tamil is known to be at the forefront of acknowledging and celebrating industry talent and is a host to the one of the most successful award ceremonies – the Zee Tamil KutumbaViruthugal. Now, the channel will honour the talent that has revolutionized the Tamil Cinema industry with the Zee Cine Awards Tamil 2020.

The channel announced the first ever edition of the prestigious Zee Cine Awards Tamil through a press conference held at The Leela Palace, Chennai on 21st November 2019. The trophy was unveiled among the presence of the Guest of Honour, Actor Karthi and esteemed Jury members – veterans and passionate members of the industry- Suhasini Mani Ratnam, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Karupalaniappan, Bharath Bala and BaradhwajRangan.

Speaking on the launch of the Zee Cine Awards Tamil 2020, Mr. Siju Prabhakaran, South Cluster Head – Zee Entertainment Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. said, “Over the last decade, Zee Tamil has not only excelled in presenting fresh and quality entertainment for Tamil audiences around the world but also created platform to commemorate talent. It gives me great pride as we unveil the first ever Zee Cine Awards Tamil and spread its legacy in the Southern Market as well. As a channel we have remained audience centric, they are at the core of all our efforts and initiatives and now with Cine Awards, we are presenting audiences a unique opportunity to vote for their favorite stars.”

With nominations that honor excellence in cinema and thefinest performances across genres, Zee Cine Awards Tamil endeavors to offer the most credible platform to recognize exceptional talent in Kollywood. While the jury will select their winners, Zee Cine Awards Tamil will also empower viewers to ensure that their deserving favorites win through a nomination mechanism for the all new- ‘’Favorite Awards’’ category. The uniqueness of the awards is that the viewers from across the Southern State can participate in the awards and nominate and choose their Favorite Hero, Heroine, Director, Film and Song, Favorite Socially Responsible Hero, Favorite Telugu Hero in Tamil Nadu, Favorite Kannada Hero in Tamil Nadu, Favorite Malayalam Hero in Tamil Nadu. The channel has become a pioneer in driving inclusion with the introduction of the Favorite Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam hero in Tamil Nadu categories. The extensive nomination process will be followed by the voting process, 15th December onwards and the methods for both will be communicated on the channel.

Categories of the awards this year are

  • Best Film
  • Best Director
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress
  • Best Supporting Actor
  • Best Supporting Actress
  • Best Comedian
  • Best Villain
  • Best Debut Actor
  • Best Debut Actress
  • Best Music Director
  • Best Cinematographer
  • Best Editor
  • Best Art Director
  • Best Male Playback Singer
  • Best Female Playback Singer
  • Best Lyricist
  • Best Dialogue Writer
  • Best Story, Screenplay Writer
  • Best Choreographer
  • Best Stunt Director
  • Best Make Up
  • Best Costume Designer
  • Best Find of the Year
  • Best Crew

Fan Favorite awards categories are

  • Favourite Hero
  • Favourite Heroine
  • Favourite Film
  • Favourite Director
  • Favourite Song
  • Favorite Socially Responsible Hero
  • Favorite Telugu Hero in Tamil Nadu
  • Favorite Kannada Hero in Tamil Nadu
  • Favorite Malayalam Hero in Tamil Nadu.

The star-studded event isset to take place at Nehru Indoor stadium on 4th Jan 2020 will be hosted by the charming hosts Archana and Deepak and will have some spectacular performances by the best entertainers of the industry.

Stay tuned to Zee Tamil and Zee Tamil HD and don’t forget to nominate, vote and be a part of the grand celebration of Tamil cinema!

-Divya/ Hari