Karnataka State prestigious Rajyotsava awards for 2014 has been announced. 59 members has been selected this year. Four film personalites has been given award this year.
Noted singer S Janaki, Vaijanath Biradhar Patil, RT Rama and MS Rajshekar are awardees from the film section.
Managing Editor of Taranga Sandhya S Pai, Khadri S Achuthan, Abdul Hafeez, Lakshman Kodse and MB Deai has been honored from Media.
The state award for 2012 headed by KCN Chandrashekar has been announced. Dr. Rajkumar award has been given to Bhaktavatsala and Puttanna Kanagal Award to Dattaraj. Dr Vishnuvardhan award has gone to Rajesh.
List of other state award winners for 2010-2011are as follows:.
LIST OF AWARDEES
Dr. Rajkumar Award - M Bhaktavatsala (Rs. 2,00,000 and Gold Medal)
Lt. Puttanna Kanagal Award - B Dattaraj (Rs. 2,00,000 and Gold Medal)
Dr Vishnuvardhan Award (for lifetime achievement in films) – Rajesh (Rs. 2,00,000 and Gold Medal)
First Best Film – Tallanna
Producer - (Rs. 1,00,000 and 50 grams Gold Medal)
Dir – S Sudarshan (Rs 1,00,000 and 50 grams Gold Medal)
Second Film - Bharath Stores
Producer - Basanth Kumar Patil (Rs. 75,000 and 100 Grams Silver Medal)
Director – P Seshadri (Rs. 75,000 and 100 grams silver Medal)
Third Best Film – Edegarike
Producer – (Rs. 50,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Dir – Sumana Kithur (Rs. 50,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Special Film of Social Concern – Karanika Shishu (Ranga Kahale Creations and C Lakshman)
Producers – m/s ranga kahale creations (Rs. 75,000 and 50 grams Gold Medal)
Dir - c lakshman (Rs. 75,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Best Regional Film – Konjavaram
Producer – Bangajara Cine Creations
Director – (Rs. 20,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Best children’s Film – Little Master
Director – K Shivaram Christa (Rs. 20,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Producer – Ms Aishwarya Films
Best Entertaining Movie – Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna
Producer – Sangolli Rayannna Cine Combines
Director – Naganna
Directors First Time Best Film – Alemaari
Producer – Ashwini Media Networks
Director – Santosh (Santhu)
Subbaiah Naidu Award for Best Actor – Darshan (Rs. 20,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Film – Sangolli Rayanna
Best Actress- Actress – Nirmala Chennappa (Rs. 20,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Film - Tallanna
Best Supporting Actor- Kari Subbu (Rs. 10,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Film - Kalavu
Best Supporting Actress – Aruna Balaraj (Rs. 10,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Film – Olavina Ole
Best Story Writer – Baraguru Ramachandrappa (Rs. 20,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Film – Angulimala
Best Screenplay – K Y Narayanaswamy (Rs. 20,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Film – Kalavu
Best Dialogue Writer – M S Ramesh (Rs. 10,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Film – Bheema Theeradalli
Best Cinematographer – Rakesh (Rs. 20,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Film – Edegarike
Best Music Director – Arjun Janya (Rs. 20,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Film - Alemaari
For Best Editing - P R Soundarraj (Rs. 20,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Film – Sagar
Best Art Director – Bheemeshappa (Rs. 20,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Film - Karanika Shishu
Best Child Artist – Anil Kumar (Rs. 20,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Film - Karanika Shishu
Best Child actress – Lepana (Rs. 20,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Film – Sheshu
Best Lyrisist – Mallikarjun (Rs. 20,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Film – Ee Bhoomi Aa Bhanu
Best Playback Singer - Male – Vasu Deekshith (Rs. 20,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Film – Cyber Yugadol
Best Playback Singer - Female - Anuradha Bhatt (Rs. 20,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Film - Little Master
Jury Award - Raviverma (Rs. 20,000 and 100 grams Silver Medal)
Film - Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna
'Nenapirali' Prem has bagged the Idea Film Fare best actor award for his performance in 'Charminar' being directed by R Chandru, while Amulya has been adjudged as the best actress for her performance in Ganesh starrer 'Shravani Subramanya'.
The 61st Idea Film Fare awards for the year 2013 was given away in Chennai on Saturday night Prem and Amulya were adjudged the best actor and actress. This is Prem's second Film Fare award after 'Nenapirali' many years ago. A total of 10 awards were given to Kannada and out of that some well known names like Arjun Janya, Achyuth Kumar and others have bagged the awards.
Here is the list of the awardees of the 61st Idea Film Fare awards for the year 2013:
Best Movie: Mynaa
Best Director: Pavan Kumar (Lucia)
Best Actor: Prem (Charminar)
Best actress:Amulya (Shravani Subramanya)
Best supporting actor: Achyuth Kumar (Lucia)
Best supporting actress: Kalyani (Jayammana Maga)
Best singer (Male): Poornachandra Tejaswi (Thinbedakammi - Lucia)
Best Singer (Female): Sowmya Raoh (Karagida Baanalli - Simpallag Ond Love Story)
Best Music director: Arjun Janya (Bhajarangi)
Best Lyricist: Siddu Kodipura (Banalli Badalago... - Simpallag Ond Love Story)
The Karnataka Film State Awards for the year 2012 is all set to be announced on the 25th of August by Information Minister Roshan Baig and the jury will be present during the occasion.
Earlier, a committee was set up by the Information Department under the leadership of senior producer K C N Chandru. While K C N Chandru was selected as the chairman of the committee, Pramila Joshai, Muralidhar Halappa, Satyamurthy Anandoor, Sa Ra Govindu, Yakub Khadar Gulwadi, Appagere Thimmaraju, Gopi Peenya and Information Director are members of this committee.
A total of 49 films will be fighting for various category awards. Dr Rajkumar, Dr Vishnuvardhan and Puttanna Kanagal awards will also be announced during the occasion.
Acclaimed actor and dancer Sridhar has been awarded D.Litt (Doctor of Letters) from the Hampi Kannada University for his thesis titled 'Narthaka in Indian Dance: With special reference to Bharatanatyam'.
Sridhar who had been a Bharatanatyam dancer for the past 30 years had registered for D.Litt course in the year 2011 April and had submitted his thesis in October 2013.
Sridhar came to Kannad film industry through Puttanna Kanagal's 'Amrutha Galige' and there was no turning back for the actor. After that Sridhar had acted in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi films and has won many awards including the best actor award from the Government of Karnataka for his role in 'Santa Shishunala Sharife' being directed by T S Nagabharana.