This year’s will see Malaysian Indian Cine Awards 2016 (MICA) awarding some of the biggest achievements in the local Malaysian Indian entertainment industry including awards being categorised into 4 main categories; movie category awards, short film awards, awards for hosts and popular awards with over 30 awards waiting to be awarded.
21 MOVIE AWARDS
Best Movie Category, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Male Supporting Actor, Best Female Supporting Actress, Best Male Newcomer, Best Female Newcomer, Best Comedian, Best Villain, Best Lyricist, Best Music Director, Best Director, Best Background Music, Best Male Singer, Best Female Singer, Best Song, Best Cinematographer, Best Editor, Best Art Director, Best Makeup Artist
7 SHORT FILM AWARDS
Best Short-Film Movie, Best Short-Film Actor, Best Short-Film Actress, Best Short-Film Director, Best Short-Film Song, Best Short-Film Music Director, Best Short-Film Cinematographer
4 AWARDS FOR HOSTS
The Best Male TV Anchor, The Best Female TV Anchor, The Best Male Radio Host, The Best Female Radio Host
3 POPULAR AWARDS
The Most Popular Movie, The Most Popular Actor, The Most Popular Actress
“…we at MICA Awards PLT feel that, this is the right time to recognize the people in Malaysian Cine Industry through Malaysian Indian Cine Awards 2016. ”
Since 2004 Malaysian Indian Cinema has been moving towards the path of progress, continue to increase the number of films released in theater each year.
To top it all, movies such as Aandal, Undercover Rascals, Appalam, Vilayattu Pasangga, Vennira Iravugal, Mainthan, Maravan Jagat are some of the movies which attracted Malaysian audience to the theater while some movies like Salanggai, Chemman Saalai, Vetti Pasangga, Maravan and Jagat have received recognition at International Film Festivals.
According to their press conference on 7th September 2016 at Rafflesia The Pearl Center, MICA Awards founder and chief executive officer, R.G. Naidu says MICA 2016 aims to honour excellence in Indian cinema, promote a uniquely Malaysian form of Tamil language films, encourage Malaysians to produce more quality movies, and enrich the film industry by highlighting talented and deserving actors.
“This is the right time to recognise local Indian talents. Our Indian film industry has great potential to grow into an integral pillar of the Malaysian film industry, and honouring the best of the filmmakers and actors is the way to nurture the industry,” says R.G Naidu.
If you have what it takes to compete for 35 awards in the line, find what qualifies you to the title at Malaysian Indian Cine Awards 2016 official website (www.micaawards.com) and submit your content to be nominated by following the instruction on their submission page by 7th October 2016.