Karnataka State Film Awards for the year 2015 have been announced. Malashri and Vijaya Raghavendra have been honoured with best actor awards and Thithi has secured two awards including for best film.
The Information and Broadcasting Minister Roshan Baig announced the list of winners at the Vartha Bhavan in Bengaluru. Maarikondavaru and Maithri have won the second and third best Kannada films, respectively.
The major winners:
Krishna Leela movie has won the 'Most Entertaining' film award, Rangitaranga has won best film by a debut director, Shreedhar Sambhram has been honoured with the best music director award.
Mane Modala Pathashale has got the best children’s movie award, Ramesh Bhat has won the best supporting actor award for his performance in Manamanthana. Pooja SM was chosen as the best supporting actress for her role in Thithi.
Apart from these, Sarajoo Katkar’s July 22, 1947 has won the best story award, Shashank and Raghu Kovi have won best screenplay award for the film Krishna Leela and Best dialogues award has been bagged by Eeregowda for the movie Thithi.
Anantha Arasu has won Best cinematography award for the movie Last Bus.
Full list of award winners:
Best Actor-Male Vijay Raghavendra (Shivayogi Sri Puttayyajja)
Best Actor-Female Malashri (Ganga)
Best film Thithi
Second Best Film Maarikondavaru
Third best Film Mythri
Best Film With A Social Message Shivayogi Sri Puttayyajja
Best Entertaining Film Krishna Leela
Best Film of Debut Director RangiTaranga
Best Music Director Shreedhar Sambhram
Best Children’s Film Mane Modala Pthashale
Best Supporting Actor-Male Ramesh Bhat (Maanamanthana)
Best Supporting Actor-Female Pooja M S (Thithi)
Best Story Sarajoo Katkar (July 22, 1947)
Best Screenplay Shashank, Raghu Kovi (Krishna Leela)
Best Dialogues Eeregowda (Thithi)
Best Cinematography Ananth Arasu (Last Bus)
Best Editing Srujith Nayak (Chandikori)
Best Child Actor- Male Ajith Sharma (Ashtavakra)
Best Child Actor -Female Mevisha (Savi Nilaya)
Best Art Director Avinash Narasimharaju (Last Bus)
Best Lyricist Nagendra Prasad (Yedeyalli Yaro Ghazal - Muddu Manase)
Best Playback Singer-Male Santosh Venky (Sundarangiye - Preethiyali Sahaja)
Best Playback Singer-Female Shamitha Malnad (Talamalada Maleyalli - Bekku)
Special Jury Award Jupiter Animation (For computer graphics- Shivalinga)
Last Updated 7:06 PM IST