~The ceremony was a magnificent celebration with the stars vying for the coveted black lady~
Hyderabad 18, 2017: The 64th Jio Filmfare Awards South 2017 was an exceptional evening dominated by prominent personalities from the film fraternity, such as A.R Rahman, Prakash Raj, Khushboo, R Madhavan Allu Arjun, LakshmI Manchu Samantha Prabhu, Rana Daggubati, Comedian Ali, Trisha, Sudheer Babu, Regina Cassandra, Suriya, Pragya Jaiswal, Lavanya Tripathi, and many more.
With the best of the South fraternity gathered under one roof, it was a fun-filled evening for the stars and the audiences alike. The highlight of the evening at HICC Novotel in Hyderabad was to see the stars win make heartfelt speeches as they took home the coveted black lady with pride.
The red carpet of the 64th Jio Filmfare Awards South 2017 was an extravagant affair, with stars dressed in their absolute best walking the red carpet.
The hosts of the evening, the very dashing Vijay Devarakonda and Allu Sirish along with the gorgeous Ragini Dwivedi did a laudable job with their interactive sessions and one-liners, keeping the audiences on the edge of their seats.
The high points of this eventful evening were the mesmerizing performances and acts by the gorgeous Rakulpreet Singh and Nikki Galrani. Further, the versatile actors Shradha Srinath and Manjima Mohan brought glamour to the house with their captivating performances. The Southern divas like Catherine and Ramya Nambeeshan set the stage ablaze leaving the audiences enthralled throughout the evening. Other electrifying performers included, Samyukta Hegde and Aparna Balamurli. The night saw the recognition and acknowledgment of talent across Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, and Kannada cinema by the entire Southern film fraternity and wrapped up on a high note.
The title sponsor for the event was Jio and the associate sponsors were Dazller Eterna, Reliance Digital and Luker. The awards were powered by LYF and Reliance Trends. Television partners are
(Tamil) Vijay Tv, (Telugu) Maa Tv, (Kannada)Suvarna TV and (Malayalam) Asia Net. Metal partner is Luminex Uno, Online Jewellery Partner is Nakshatra World, Radio Partner is Radio Mirchi, Multiplex Partner is Orienta Cine Advertising, Trophy Partner is The Award Gallery, Outdoor Partner is Prakash Arts, Hospitality Partner is Hyderabad International Convention Center & Novotel, Event Management by Fountainhead Entertainment, Technical Direction & Stage Management by On Cue Productions and Acts were conceptualized & choreographed by Satish Krishnan.
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About Filmfare Awards
Established on March 21, 1953, Filmfare Awards is one of India’s oldest and most distinguished film institutions and has spanned generations of exceptional talent. From a small ceremony which featured just five awards, the Filmfare Awards function has evolved into one of India’s most spectacular events, where the best of Indian cinema perform, host and do what they do best – entertain. The Black Lady is something every cinephile aspires to take home.
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