Producer and distributor Basanth Kumar Patil on Monday felicitated the National Award Winners and honoured directors Girish Kasaravalli and P Sheshadri by giving Rs 10 lakhs respectively.
It was Basanth Kumar Patil's birthday on Monday and Patil had announced a twin function at the Basanth Residency in Bangalore. Apart from announcing his next film 'Harikatha Prasanga' to be directed by Ananya Kasaravalli, he also honoured the national award winners like Abhay Simha (Gubbachchigalu), Pramila Joshai (Thayee), Anand P Raju (Koti Chennaya), Shivadhwaj (Gaggara), Gopalakrishna Pai (Kanasembo Kudureyaneri), Dattanna (Bharath Store), P R Ramdas Naidu (Hejjegalu) and others.
Basanth Kumar Patil honoured directors Girish Kasaravalli and P Sheshadri for getting him the most number of awards for his production house at national and international awards. He gave them a cheque of Rs 10 lakh to both the directors respectively.