JFW is Just for Women magazine, and JFW held its first ever edition of JFW movie awards in Chennai. The fantastic occasion presented by Iraivi and fueled by M Auto, was devoted to Women for their work in Tamil film. Champs were pronounced in 14 classes for both on screen work and commitment from off camera. Out of the 14 grants, 11 were selected based on the results of an online voting system where 2.3 million votes in total were collected.
The event was attended by several celebrities from the south, including Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha Krishnan. Among the winners were performing artist Trisha Krishnan, in the Best Actor in lead role class for the film 96. Saranya Ponvannan got the Best Supporting Actor grant for her role in the Nayanthara starrer Kolamaavu Kokila. Veteran actress Revathy won Best Actress in a Comic Role for her execution in Gulaebaghavali.
In the Best Debutante classification Raiza Wilson won for her execution in Pyaar Prema Kaadhal. Best child artist was won by Ditya Bhande for Lakshmi. In the ensemble configuration space, the honor was won by Amritha Ram for her work in Vetrimaaran’s Vada Chennai, while Deepa Venkat won the Best Dubbing craftsman grant for her work in the Nayanthara starrer Imaikka Nodigal.
Kanaa was adjudged the best women-centric film in Tamil in 2018 while its director Arunraja Kamaraj bagged the award in the Best Director for Women-Centric Film category. Brindha Gopal won the Choreographer of the Year award for her work in Kaala and Thaana Serndha Koottam. Award for Women Producer of the Year was won by Sujatha Vijayakumar for Adanga Maaru, while Aishwarya Rajesh won the Critic’s Choice Best Actor for her performance in Kanaa.