Actress Taapsee Pannu's performance was the final act of the night.
Actor Adharva won the Best Actor Award (Tamil) for the critically acclaimed film 'Paradesi'.
Superstar Mahesh Babu won the Best Actor (Telugu) for the film 'SVSC'.
It was a star studded event with actors like Kamal Haasan, Dhanush, Rekha and Mahesh Babu in attendance at the 61st Filmfare Awards South. Shruti Haasan and Tamannaah were seated next to each other and the actresses caught up at the event.
Actor Dhanush came with his filmmaker wife Aishwarya R Dhanush.
Mahesh Babu and Shruti Haasan at the 61st Filmfare Awards South.
Dhanush received the Best Actor (Critics) award from actress Rekha.
Kamal Haasan watched intently the performance of his daughter Shruti while being seated next to Nayantara, Priya Kumar and Khushboo.
Shruti Haasan performed on popular numbers from her films.
AR Rahman came in with his wife Saira for the event. Rahman picked up his 29th Filmfare award at the event. He was awarded Best Music for his work in 'Kadal'.
Samantha Prabhu looked elegant in a Guari and Nainika gown.
Mahesh Babu attended the event minus wife, actress Namrata Shirodkar.
Khushboo greeted Rekha warmly at the beginning of the event.
Actress Priya Kumar dazzled in a gold gown on the red carpet.
Nayantara received the Best Actress (Tamil) award for her role in 'Raja Rani'.
Veterans Rekha and Kamal Haasan caught up at the award ceremony.