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Posted date: 21 Fri, Apr 2017 08:18:05 AM

The State award committee for deciding on three prestigious awards, this time headed by Dr Jayanthi choosing poster designer from over five decades Chinnappa K is a big surprise and the man who played with paint for some many decades in over 4000 films rightly deserves the Dr Vishnuvardhana award.

The two other veterans KV Raju for Puttanna Award and Adhavani Lakshmi Devi who acted in many of Dr Rajakumar films gets the prestigious Dr Rajakumar award is a right pick from Dr Jayanthi and team.

It is award of Rs.2 lakhs, citation and gold medal for all the three veterans. The awards evening is on April 24.

Smt Adhavani Lakshmi Devi commenced her innings from Bhakta Vijaya and went on to act in Telugu and Tamil films.

KV Raju directed thirty films and he is mentor for so many in the industry. KV Chinnappa started his career six decades ago with hand written poster paintings.

Besides the three prestigious awards a book written by Muttina Haara, that was a column in a newspaper daily gets the state award and Anala a short film is picked for an award.

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