The 62nd National film awards have been announced on Tuesday afternoon. Actor Sanchari Vijay has won the best actor award and has become the third actor from the Kannada film industry to bag such an award at the National level after 'Chomana Dudi' Vasudeva Rao and 'Thabarana Kathe' Charu Hassan.
This time not only one, one more prominent award has come to Kannada film industry apart from the Regional best film. While, Vijay has got the best actor film for 'Nan Avanalla Avalu', Nagaraju and Raju has won the awards for best make-up this time. Along with these two awards, Mansore's 'Harivu' has got the best regional film award.
This year many prominent film makers including P Sheshadri, Baraguru Ramachandrappa and others had sent their films for the award committee. But the jury headed by well known Tamil film maker Bharathi Raja has given awards mostly to newcomers.