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Radio Mirchi goes south with Music Awards

Radio Mirchi felicitated talent in the Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam languages with the first leg of its Music Awards South 2009 on 17 July in Chennai.

In Kannnada, Shreya Ghoshal and Chetan were adjudged best film female and male vocalists respectively, while Mano Murthy took home the award for best film music composer. Raj The Show Man won the album of the year and Marali Mareyagi from Savari won the song of the year. The track also won the Mirchi Listener Choice Song.

In Malayalam, Shreya Ghoshal won laurels again, being adjudged the best female vocalist (film), while K J Yesudas won the best male vocalist award. Yesudas was also honoured with the lifetime achievement award. M Jayachandran took home the award for the best film music composer for the album Banaras.

In Tamil, Janaki Iyer was awarded the best female vocalist (film), while Madhubalakrishnan won the best male vocalist (film) award. Yuvan Shankar Raja pocketed the award for best music composer for Siva Manasula Sakth, and Na Muthukumar won the best lyricist award for the same film. Harris Jayaraj’s Ayan won the album of the year.

Recognising the talent in Telugu, the best female vocalist (film) award was bagged by Sunitha while Hemchandra took home the male vocalist (film) award. Mani Sharma bagged the music director award for Ek Niranjan’s tittle track. DSP’s Aarya-2 was awarded the album of the year.

The awards will be aired on Star’s Kannada offering Suvarana, Star’s Tamil channel Vijay and on Zee Telugu in Andhra Pradesh. The show will be telecast in Kerala on Star’s Malayalam channel Asianet Plus on 15 August at 11 am.

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