The first Chandanavana Film Critics Academy awards were presented on Saturday evening at Kalavidara Balaga with huge gathering.
The CFCA a brain child of S Shyamprasad and the dream was supported well by Shashiprasad presented 19 awards in different categories for the films released in 2019. The best supporting actress award was shared by Bhagirathi Bai and Sonu Gowda. Avane Sriman Naarayana bagged maximum awards.
Here is the list of award winners:
CBFC best actor – Jaggesh for Premiere Padmini, best actress Aditi Prabhudeva for Ranganayaki, best film Premiere Padmini, best screenplay Jayathirtha for ‘Bella Bottom’, Best supporting actor Anant Nag for Kavaludaari, Best supporting actress Bhagirathi Bai for Missing Boy, Sonu Gowda for I Love You, Best child actress Aishwarya Upendra for Devaki, Best music director Ajanish Lokanath for Bella Bottom, Best background music director Ajanish Lokanath for Avane Sriman Naarayana, Best dialogues Kaviraj for Kalidasa Kannada Meshtru, Best cinematography Karam Chawla for Avane Sriman Naarayana, Best singer Kadabagere Muniraju for Bannyo.. Praramjyothi Banyo…for Bell Bottom, Best female playback singer Aditi Sagar for song Samshaya….in Kavalu Daari, Best lyrics to Pramod Maravanthe for Innu Bekagide….in Mundina Nildaana…Best Editing Rajendra Urs for ‘Premiere Padmini’, Best Choreographer Imran Sardaria for Hands Up….Avane Sriman Naarayana, Best stunts – Vikram Mor for Avane Sriman Naarayana, Best VFX for Avane Sriman Naarayana, Best art director – Ullas for ‘Avane Sriman Naarayana’.
KFCC President Jayaraj, Sa Ra Govindu, NM Suresh, Umesh Banakar, MG Ramamurthy, Rishab Shetty, Dr V Nagendra Prasad, Shruthi Naidu, Shylaja Nag, Anand Audio Shyam and Anand, Arun Sagar, Roopa Rao, Teju Belawadi and others participated in the grand event of Chandanavana Film Critics Academy.
Shyamprasad, Entertainment Editor of Bengaluru Mirror recalled the seven months process of this Chandanavana Film Critics Academy awards and said we expect only good films from Kannada cinema industry. Shashiprasad who stood by Shyamprasad mentioned that he believed in the dream of his friend.
CR Manjunath, event manager of the CFCA a twenty years old friend of Shyamprasad said his friend Shyamprasad has great ideas and he wants three months work to get over in three days. Already for 2020 CFCA awards my friend Shyamprasad decided on the date of next event as January 10, 2021 he added.
Talented Yethiraj actor and journalist conducted the show with perfect timing and using of right words.