Surya has been felicitated with Best Actor ( Vaaranam Aayiram ) while Parvathi won “Best Actress’ for her performance in Poo.
List of the Tamil film winners at the 56th Idea Filmfare Awards South 2008 held at Hyderabad.
Best Film: Subramaniyapuram
Best Director: M Sasi Kumar (Subramaniyapuram)
Best Actor (Male): Suriya (Vaaranam Aayiram)
Best Actor (Female): Parvathy (Poo)
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male): Ajmal (Anjathey)
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Female): Simran (Vaaranam Aayiram)
Best Music: Harris Jayaraj (Vaaranam Aayiram)
Best Lyricist: Thamarai (Nenjukkual peithidum – Vaaranam Aayiram)
Best Playback Singer (Male): Naresh Iyer (Munthinam partheyney—Vaaranam Aayiram)
Best Playback Singer (Female): Deepa Miriam (Kangal irundal—Subramaniyapuram)