“Provoke Awards”.News & Award’s Images
Chennai, August 8, 2019
Last night, Feathers Hotel in Manapakkam hosted the third edition of Provoke Awards amid a stellar and celebr ity-packed audience. Dr. Jamuna Pai’s Skin Lab presented Provoke Awards 3.0 with 39 awards going out to winn ers from different categories as diverse as FnB, Real Estate and Cinema. The venue was packed and the event als o featured performances by eminent playback singers Shaktishree Gopalan and Abhay Jodhpurkar.
While Kanaa walked away with Best Film, Best Actor (Female)Aishwarya Rajesh, Best Debut Director Arunraj akamaraj and Prodigy of the Year (for Aaradhana Sivakarthikeyan), other films that won awards were Sarvam Thaala Mayam with Best Actor (GV Prakash Kumar) and Maari 2 for Best Playback Singer (Female) with Dhee bagging the award for Rowdy Baby. Harish Kalyan bagged the Best Promising Actor for 2019,Best Promising Ac tor (Female)Priya Bhavani Sankar.Several special awards were also presented, including Pride of India to Lydian Nadhaswaram and an In Memoriam on behalf of Crazy Mohan. The night also saw many corporates win several awards in categories that covered educational institutions, medical services, NGOs, restaurants and hotels.
Speaking at the occasion, director and legal head of Paulson’s (parent company of Provoke), Dr. SR Sam Paul said: “We conduct these awards every year to celebrate the true spirit of a diverse city like Chennai. Our com munity and society is made up of so many winners who work hard tirelessly to achieve their goals. Their ‘Never Give Up’ attitude is something that must be commended and that is why we instituted these awards. We’re get ting bigger and better with each edition and we hope that the Provoke Awards continues to acknowledge the re al winners from the world around us.”
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD R Selvaraj ,BEST EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION (SCHOOL) Lady Andal Ven katasubba Rao Matriculation School ,BEST EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION (COLLEGE) Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai ,BEST HEALTHCARE Fortis Healthcare ,BEST HOTEL (RESORT) Radisson Blu Temple Bay ,BEST HOTEL (BUSINESS) Hilton, Chennai ,PRIDE OF INDIA AWARD Lydian Nadhaswaram ,HUMA N ITARIAN AWARD Dr. P Manorama ,BEST RESTOBAR The Slate, Chennai ,BEST MULTIPLEX AGS Cinemas, Che nnai ,BEST ENTREPRENEUR Sridhar Vembu (Zoho Corporation Pvt.Ltd ) ,YOUTH ICON AWARD Dr. Ashwin Vijay ,BEST BUILDERS Akshaya Pvt. Ltd. BEST RESTAURANT Soy Soi, Chennai ,BEST DIGITAL CONVIENIENCE PLAT FORM Uber Eats ,BEST NGO Little Drops, Chennai ,BEST MALL VR Chennai ,BEST PHOTOGRAPHER G Venket Ram ,BEST DESIGNER Ashwin Thiyagarajan ,BEST ONLINE STREAMING PLATFORM ZEE 5 ,BEST DIR ECTOR Ve tri Maaran – Vada Chennai ,BEST VILLAIN RK Suresh – Shikkari Shambhu ,MULTIFACETED ENTE RTAINER Adh ithya Venkatapathy (Hip Hop Tamizha) ,BEST PLAYBACK SINGER (MALE) Haricharan Seshadri Lailakame (Ezra) ,BES T PLAYBACK SINGER (FEMALE) Dheekshitha Venkadeshan (Dhee) Maari 2 (Rowdy Baby) ,BEST MUSIC DIR ECTOR Immanuel Vasanth Dinakaran (D Imman) Viswasam ,BEST SUPP ORTI NG ROLE Esw ari Rao Kaala ,PRO MIS ING ACTOR (MALE) Harish Kalyan ,PROMISING ACTOR (FEMALE) Priya Bhavani Sha nkar ,BEST BACKG ROUND SCORE Ron Ethan Yohann Game Over ,BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR Arunraja Kamaraj Kanaa ,BEST JOUR NALIST Purba Dutt ,BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR Nelson Dilipkumar Kolamaavu Kokila ,IN MEM ORIAM MOHA RANGACH ARI (CRAZY MOHAN) ,BEST ACTOR (FEMALE) Aishwarya Rajesh ,BEST FILM Kanaa (Sivakarthikeyan Productions ) , PRODIGY OF THE YEAR Aaradhana Sivakarthikeyan ,BEST ACTOR (MALE) GV PRAKASH KUMAR Sarvam Thaala Mayam,PROMISING ACTOR IN A NEGATIVE ROLE Raj Ayyappan 100