South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA)

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The eighth South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) are all set to take the stage this Summer In Qatar

The prestigious awards show will be taking place on August 15-16 at Lusail Indoor Arena and will witness a galaxy of South Indian stars light up Doha’s firmament for the two consecutive days.

 This glamourous event is managed by ONE FM 89.6.

SIIMA is the most popular award show in the industry, with awards across four languages: Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam. 

Taking place during the India-Qatar Year of Culture, the show will see 100 awards in 50 categories handed out over the two-day extravaganza.

His Excellency Shri. P. Kumaran, India’s Ambassador to Qatar, will be attending the festivities, which will begin on India’s Independence Day

South India cinema, less well known as its northern counterpart, is far more prolific and accounts for about 50 percent of annual domestic box office collections.

SIIMA, which is held outside India, aims to introduce a wider audience to South Indian cinema, continuing to build upon the ever-widening popularity of Indian cinema.

Tickets range in price from QAR 50 to QAR 3,000 and are available at


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