‘Real Star’ Upendra and Radhika Padith have been adjudged the best actor and actress for their respective performances in films ‘Kalpana’ and ‘Addhoori’ at the Samsung Udaya Awards held at Palace Grounds on Sunday night in Bangalore.
While Upendra and Radhika Pandith got the best actor and actress awards, Dhruva Sarja and Soundarya Jayamala were considered the most promising debutante actor and actress for the year 2012.
The award function was a well attended one with many celebrities from the film fraternity attending the event. While Ambarish, V Ravichandran were among the star guests at the evening, Shivarajkumar, Puneeth, Ganesh, Radhika Pandith, Prem, Shreya Sharan, Sadhu Kokila and Rangayana Raghu gave performances in front of thousands of people who attended the gala event.
The other awards given away at the function are:
Lifetime Achievement Award: Dwarkish and Jayamala
Best Film: Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna
Best Cinematographer: H C Venu (Kataariveera Surasundarangi)
Best Music: V Harikrishna (Addhoori)
Best Action: Raviverma (Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna)
Best Choreography: Imraan Sardariya (Anna Bond)
Best Supporting Actor: Dharma (Edegaarike)
Best Supporting Actress: Tara (Bhageerathi)
Best Lyrics: Yogaraj Bhatt (Drama)
Best Playback Singer (Male): Sadhu Kokila (Edgaarike)
Best Playback Singer (Female): Indu Nagaraj (Govindaya Namaha)
Best Dialogues: M S Ramesh (Bheema Theeradalli)
Best Comedian: Rangayana Raghu (Mr 420)
Best Villain: Suchendra Prasad (Bheema Theeradalli)
Best Child Artiste: Master Sankalp (Prasad)