SY Gowtham Raj (Best Director – Women Centric Film For Raatchasi)
The fact that SY Gowtham Raj Debut film is Raatchasi says a lot about him. In a time where commercial movies are the safe play for a hit, he chose to venture into the film industry with a strong, powerful women-centric film like Raatchasi. For the film, Gowthamraj interacted with several school teachers and books to pen the script. Raatchasi was also a social film that spoke about the current situation of government schools in Tamil Nadu. A box-office hit, SY Gowtham has begun his directorial venture in the most inspiring way.
Shasha Tripathi (Best Singer Visiri)
A playback singer, songwriter, music producer, motivational speaker, theatre actor, and voice-over artist, Shasha Tirupati has rendered songs in over 13 languages with more than 200 songs to her credit as a vocalist. Her duet with Sid Sriram, Visiri, from Ennai Nokki Paayum Thotta, was easily one among the most loved songs in 2019. Her melodious voice captures the essence of the story’s fairy tale romance. She is also the female voice behind “Singepenney” from Bigil.