The two-day SIIMA Awards function was a great success. Perhaps this is the first function that became a grand success after the Corona episode.
Veteran filmmaker Kalathapaswi K Vishwanath was honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award (Telugu) for 2019. A 91-year-old veteran filmmaker made it to the awards ceremony in a wheelchair and received the honours.
Viswanath’s commitment and respect towards the other winners which made him attend the do is appreciable.
Chiranjeevi who has great respect for the mega director K Viswanath attended to felicitate the nonagenarian for his lifetime achievement.
After attending Love Story pre-release, Chiranjeevi made it straight to SIIMA and once again proved he is a man of discipline.
Tributes poured in for veteran singer SP Balasubramanyam who passed away in Sep 2020 and Tamil comedian Vivek’s untimely death in April 2021.
The whole South Film Industry has paid tributes to the two stalwarts in their fields who left a void behind.