The most anticipated South Indian International Movie Awards- Siima is back with its 5 th edition. Taking the South Indian Movie industry onto a global platform, the Siima nomination process is executed by a panel of veteran judges from the Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam industries. The process then goes into the hands of the audiences, who vote online.
Among Telugu films Prince Mahesh for 'Srimanthudu', Stylish Star Allu Arjun for 'Rudhramadevi', Young Rebel Star Prabhas for 'Baahubali', Mega Prince Varun Tej for 'Kanche' and Nani for 'Bhale Bhale Magadivoy' have been nominated for best actor award.
Samantha, Shruthi Haasan, Nitya Menen, Lakshmi Manchu and Anushka have been nominated for best actress award. SS Rajamouli for 'Baahubali', 'Koratala Siva for 'Srimanthudu', Maruthi for 'Bhale Bhale Magadivoy', Krish for 'Kanche' and Gunasekhar for 'Rudhramadevi' were nominated for best director award. Altogether, 'Baahubali' and 'Srimanthudu' will be getting 11 nominations each.