Chitraloka.Com editor KM Veeresh has been bestowed with the Kempegowda Award given by the BBMP to citizens of Bengaluru who have excelled in a given field. Veeresh wins the award for his film industry. In 2016 Veeresh had produced a movie Actor directed by Dayal Padmanabhan.
Veeresh established Chitraloka, the first portal on Kannada films 19 years ago. He is a well known photojournalist and started his career as a sports photographer before turning to political and film photography.
As editor of Chitraloka he is in the middle of the transformation of journalism from print to television to online.