Well known Kannada film producer R.Lakshman has been selected for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Academy award for his contribution to the Kannada film industry. Ms. Parvathamma Raj Kumar and KCN Gowda had earlier received this prestigious award.
Dada Saheb Phalke Academy has been identifying producers from various film industries who are producing quality films and contributing in a big measure to the growth of cinema.
The award distribution ceremony will be held on April 23 in Mumbai. R.Lakshman produced quality Kannada films like hugely successful "Bangarada Manushya' and entertaining and message oriented films like "Bhale Huchcha', "Bhagya Jyothi' and "Bandha Muktha'.