The South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) 2014 will be taking place on 12 and 13 September in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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SIIMA Awards ceremony will be a grand event with several celebrities from four south film industries gathering under one roof.

SIIMA 2014 was launched in Hyderabad recently. Speaking at the event, actor Rana Daggubati said, "South Indian cinema is one of the biggest film industries in the world and SIIMA provides a platform for the stars to showcase their work to a global audience. SIIMA is way to celebrate with the film fraternity and connect with a global audience."

A panel of experts has chosen the nominations for the Telugu film industry under various categories. The winners will be chosen based on public voting.

Pawan Kalyan's "Attarintiki Daredi' leads the pack with nominations under 12 categories including best film, best actor, best actress, best music director and best director.

Kalyan has once again been nominated in the best actor category for his performance in the film. Last year, the actor won the award for "Gabbar Singh" and it will be interesting to see if the public voting will help him win the award once again.

Mahesh Babu, Venkatesh, Prabhas, Nithiin and Ram Charan also feature in the nominations for best actor award.

Best Film

Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde

Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu

Mirchi

Prema Katha Chitram

Attarintiki Daredi

Best Actor

Ram Charan – "Naayak"

Mahesh Babu – "Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu"

Venkatesh – "Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu"

Pawan Kalyan – "Atharintiki Daredi"

Nithiin – "Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde"

Prabhas – "Mirchi"

Best Actress

Kajal Aggrawal - "Baadshah"

Tamannaah – "Tadakha"

Nithya Menen – "Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde"

Shruthi Haasan – "Balupu"

Samantha Ruth Prabhu – "Attarintiki Daredi"

Best Director

Koratala Siva – "Mirchi"

Srikanth Addala – "Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu"

Vijay Kumar Konda – "Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde"

V.V. Vinayak – "Naayak"

Trivikram Srinivas – "Attarintiki Daredi"

Best Debutant Actor

Raj Tarun – "Uyyala Jampala"

Allu Sirish – "Gouravam"

Mahat Raghavendra – "Backbench Student"

Sri Vishnu – "Prema Ishq Kadhal"

Adivi Sesh – "Kiss"

Best Debutant Actress

Avika Gor – "Uyyala Jampala"

Catherine Tresa - "Chammak Chalo"

Isha Talwar – "Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde"

Priya Banerjee – "Kiss"

Sharmila Mandre – "Kevvu Keka"

Best Music Director

SS Thaman – "Naayak"

Mickey J Meyer – "Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu"

Anup Rubens – "Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde"

Devi Sri Prasad – "Attarintiki Daredi"

Devi Sri Prasad – "Iddarammayilatho"

Best Playback Singer (Male)

Haricharan - Padipoya / "DK Bose"

S.T.R - Diamond Girl / "Baadshah"

Anup Rubens - Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde / "Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde"

Shankar Mahadevan - Bapu Gari Bommo / "Attarintiki Daredi"

Daler Mehendi - Banthi Poola Janaki / "Baadshah"

Best Playback Singer (Female)

Shreya Goshal - Hey Naayak / "Naayak"

Chitra - Sitamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu / "Sitamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu"

Suchitra - Diamond Girl / "Baadshah"

Geetha Madhuri - Top Lesi Poddi / "Iddarammayilatho"

Anitha - Violin Song / "Iddarammayilatho"

Best Comedian

Brahmanandam – "Baadshah"

Posani –"Naayak"

Vennela Kishore – "Doosukeltha"

Sapthagiri - "Prema Katha Chitram"

Josh Ravi – "Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde"

To check the complete list of nominations, click HERE.