The 54th National Film Award for the year 2006 were announced in New Delhi. Four National awards have come to Karnataka.
Kaada Beladingalu produced by Bengalooru Company has got the Best regional Kannada film, T.S Nagabharana directed movie Kallarali Hoovagi has got the Best film National Integration and the Wonder boy Master Kishan directional movie Care of Footpath has got the best Children film award. Anand P Raju directional movie Koti Chennaih has got the Best regional film for Tulu.
Kada Beladingalu is produced by chitraloka.com editor K.M. Veeresh, K.N.Siddalingaiah and B.S. Lingadevaru. Kaada Beladingalu’ is the first attempt of the team which has set larger goals to achieve. The people involved in the team would bring in their creative contributions to support the ventures.
Mungaru Male, Duniya, Cyanide, Masanadha Makkalu, Ondu Preethiya Kathe, Chaitra, Janapada, Savira Metilu were the other Kannada films which was in the competation.
For T.S. Nagabharana this third time that he is getting National Integration award. Earlier he had got for Grahana and Santha Shisunala Sharifa.