Qatar welcomes SIIMA with a prestigious press conference
Qatar is all set to host the most- awaited Indian movie awards show this year. The exotic country is all set to host the Pantaloons South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) which will feature over 200 celebrities from the Indian film industry. The two-day event will take place on 15 and 16 August. Superstars Chiranjeevi and Mohanlal will be the guests of honor for the event. Powered by ONE FM 89.6, the event will take place at the Lusail Indoor Arena which can host close to 8000 people. The show will award technicals and actors of the Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam film industry.
The Organisers held a press conference for the media in Qatar. The panel comprised of Mashal Shahbik from QNTC, SIIMA’s founder Vishnu Induri, Naveed Abdulla CEO- ONE FM Qatar, Jassim Mohammed CCO- ONEFM Qatar, DR R Seetharaman (CEO- DOHA BANK), Medhat Greiss (General Manager- Teyseer Motors), Wassim Daageh- General Manager
– W Doha and Indian film actors Andrea Jeremiah and Manvitha Harish.
Mr. Vishnuvardhan Induri went on to brief the media about the short film awards and the list of guests attending the SIIMA.
Mashal Shahbik from QNTC said, “At QNTC we are pleased to see exciting cultural events such as SIIMA which offers family friendly entertainment, a core tenet of Summer in Qatar. Our partners at Radio ONE FM have been instrumental in bringing First North, and now South Indian cinema to audiences during the Qatar-India Year of Culture.”
15th August will host Kannada and Telugu film awards while 16th August will host Malayalam and Tamil film awards. The first day of the event falls on India’s Independence Day. Tickets are available on aynatickets.com, starting from QR50.
‘We highly appreciate the two main pillars for extending their support and confidence on us, Qatar National Tourism Council and Ministry of Culture & Sports. This would be our 5th mega event in 2019 and that it mainly because of the support and the confidence by our stake holders and the enthusiasm from the audience that motivates us to push the extra mile. SIIMA is a must watch for all, and from the way preparations are moving it’s going to be a first time ever in Qatar. Sincere appreciation to Vishnu and team for stepping onboard with our dreams to host in Qatar’ Quoted by Naveed Abdulla – CEO- 89.6 ONE FM Qatar
The event partners are: Qatar National Tourism Council, Ministry of Culture and Sports, Qatar Airways – the Official Airline Partner. Teyseer motors, Official Automobile, W Doha- Hospitality Partner; Doha Bank, Official Bank, Al Mana Leasing, The Platinum Partners. Gulf Car, the Celebrity Ride and Royal Regis as Gold Partners. Talabat, Official Delivery; Rayyan water as Associate Partner and 98.6 Radio Malyalam – Radio partner.