The Karnataka state award for 2008-2009 would be given away at Kormangala Indoor stadium on 21st Saturday evening in the presence of Karnataka Chief Minister Yediyurappa.
KSR Doss is receiving the doyen SR Puttanna Kanagal award of Rs.2 lakh cash, trophy and garland on the day of awards presentation. He has been communicated with a letter by the government of Karnataka.
The cabinet colleagues of Karnataka minister will be present at the annual awards for 2008-2009. Noted director HR Bhargava was the chairman of the selection committee.
We give you the list of award winners and from which films the awards were selected:
Dr.Rajakumar award for Dr B Saroja Devi
Lifetime achievement award in the name of Dr Vishnuvardhana – Ajantha Raju and RNK Prasad
SR Puttanna Kanagal Award – Director KSR Doss
The First best film ‘Kabbaddi’ – Director Narendra Babu Producer Smt Asha and Kishore
The Second film JOSH, Director – Shivamani, Producer – S.V.Babu
The Third best film Shankara Punya Koti – Director – G Murthy Producer Amaranath Hegde and Srinivasa Sooda
Best Social awareness Film – Mukhaputa – Director Roopa Iyer, Producer – Roopa Iyer
Best Children film award – Chaitanya – Director – AK Shivaraju, Producer Shivarama Kristha
The other awards of 2008-2009 Karnataka State Films awards are:
- Best Actor – Yogish for Ambari
- Best Actress – Radhika Pandit for Moggina Manasu
- Best Supp. Actor – MK Matha for Gaggara,
- Best Supp. Actress – Lakshmi for Vamshi
- Best Dubbing – Ravindranath for Anthara Gange
- Best Dubbing – female – Asha for Shankara Punyakoti,
- Best story – Ugragami – Baraguru Ramachandrappa
- Best Screenplay – Soori for Junglee,
- Best Dialogues – Hoo Pattanashetty Narednra babu for Kabbaddi
- Best Cameraman – Vishnu ‘Neenyare,
- Best Music – Abhiman Roy Taj Mahal,
- Best Singer – Male – Chetan Yaare Nee Devathe Ambari,
- Best Singer Female – Nandita Banige Bhaskara Chandra,
- Best Sound Recording –Psycho
- Best Editing – Deepu S Kumar, Junglee,
- Best Child Actor – Master Manoj Nandadeepa
- Best Child Actor – female – Baby Sania Vimukthi,
- Best Art Direction – K Raju for Neenyare
- Best Lyricist – K Kalyan for Ganga Kauvery
- Best Regional Cinema – Konnara Manasru (Kodava), Sona (Lambani)
We give you the list of 74 films that are in the fray for 2008-2009 state awards:
The list of 74 films are – Dhimaku, Kabbaddi, Mussanje Mathu, Anthardahana, Haru Hakkiya Neru, Chaitrada Chandrama, Kalakaar, Chandulli Chaluve, Chaitanya, Ambari, Vamshi, Maghadha Moda, Gaggara (Tulu), Vasthava, Anthara Gange, Nee Nanna Manasu, Preethiya Theru, Kannadadha Kiran Bedi, Karanthajjanigondu Pathra, Kesarina Kamala, Chenna, Malegala, Prashne, Navile Navile, Venkata in Sankata, Psycho. Nanda Deepa, Neene Neene, Samskaravantha, Birugali, Dharode, Hasiru Usiru, Navagraha, Bettadapuradha Ditta Makkalu, Nishedhagne, Ganesha Mathe Bandha, Ijjodu, Junglee, Slum Bala, Josh, Sangama, Neenyare, Mukhaputa, Vimukthi, Megha Varshini, Moggina Manasu, Shankara Punyakoti, Thabbali, www.bhaya.com, Taxi No.1, …, (titled for award as Niranthara), Nannusire, Ajantha, Chanaksha, Meghana, Baana, Kanana, Ganga Cauveri, Sona (Lambani), PUC, Aramane, Taj Mahal, Payana, Idya Madyara, Gnanajyothi Sri Siddaganga, Mandakini, Akka Thangi, Beli Hola, Circus, Mannina Madilu, Prachanda Ravana, Gange Bare Thunge Baare and E Sambhashane.
Senior Journalist Babu Dinakara, D Rajendra Babu, KV Raju, HN Maruthi, Banandur Kempaiah, Rajesh senior actor, cameraman BS Basavaraj and Sujatha Paramashivaiah are the other members of the committee announced in the end of June 2010.
The veteran director D Rajendra Babu and Banandur Kempaiah did not turn up for the committee. Only seven member panel looked in to the awards in a month time.