Indian movie stars in town

PHOTO: TAMIL MURASU

Actors Rana Dagubbati and Shruti Haasan and composer Anirudh Ravichander - three big names in the South Indian movie world - were here yesterday for the announcement of Singapore as the first-time host country for this year's South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA). To be held on June 30 and July 1 at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, the ceremony celebrates the best of the Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Kannada film industries. Tickets for the event, which is in its fifth year, went on sale via Sistic yesterday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 07, 2016, with the headline 'Indian movie stars in town'. Print Edition | Subscribe