The much-anticipated inaugural Ulagam Awards was held on 13th January at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre (PICC) in an extravagant yet adhering COVID-19 SOPs (standard operating procedures) in a secure way. The award ceremony was aired live on Astro Vinmeen HD (CH202). Being the first live event post-pandemic, it was definitely a good kick start to 2022.
All of our local celebrities and guests displayed their best on the Ulagam Awards red carpet yesterday in their stunning outfits.
Let’s take a look at the winners of the Ulagam awards;
- Popular Lead Female [Series] – Pashini (Kalyaanam 2 Kaathal)
- Popular Lead Male [Series] – Yuvaraj Krishnasamy (Kalyaanam 2 Kaathal)
- Popular Lead Male/ Female [Telemovie] – Yuvaraj Krishnaswamy (Aadi)
- Popular Series of the Year – Kalyaanam 2 Kaathal (Astro Vinmeen)
- Popular Telemovie of the Year – Aadi (Astro Vaanavil)
- Popular Actor/Actress in a Supporting Role [Telemovie & Series] – Ravin Rao (Kalyaanam 2 Kaathal)
- Popular Actor/Actress in a Negative Role [Telemovie & Series] – Shashitharan (Kalyaanam 2 Kaathal)
- Popular Raaga Announcer of the Year – Uthaya (Hyper Maalai)
- Popular Malaysian Tamil Song of the Year – Shocked (Santesh)
- Popular Music Composer of the Year – Santesh (Shocked)
- Popular OST (Original Soundtrack) of the Year [Telemovie & Series] – Manmadha Bullets (Kash Villainz)
- Popular TV Host – Sri Kumaran (Vizhuthugal)
- Popular TV Show – Vizhuthugal (Astro Vaanavil)
- Ulagam Shining Star [Telemovie & Series] – Ravin Rao Santheran (Manmadha Bullets)
- Best Director [Telemovie) – Shalini Balasundaram (Sara)
- Best Cinematography [Telemovie] – GV Kathir (Naran)
- Best Director [Series) – Shalini Balasundaram (Mente)
- Best Cinematography [Series] – GV Kathir (Kalvanai Kandupidi)
- Best Script [Telemovie] – Karthik Shaamalan (Naran)
- Best Script [Series] – Akilan Supramuniam (Asura Vettai)
Apart from these awards, Ulagam Award honoured two veteran local actors, late Mr. Thangamani Velayudan and late Mr. Gunaseharan Ramasamy (Gunseh), with ‘Lifetime Achievement Awards‘ for their accomplishments to the local entertainment industry.