Jury Chairman Mr. T.N. Sitaram in the presence of other jury
members and Information Secretary Mr. Vittal Murthy announced
the list of Karnataka State Film Awards for 2005-06 today
evening. Nayi Neralu produced by Basanth Kumar Patil and directed by Girish
Kasaravalli has bagged the Best Film award while
the newcomer's film Nenapirali produced by Ajay Gowda
and directed by Ratnaja and Amruthadhare produced
and directed by Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar are awarded
the second and third best films respectively. Actor, director
Ravichandran is honored with late Puttanna Kanagal
award and Dr. Rajkumar award goes to actress Jayanthi.
Cinematographer S. Ramachandra is honored with lifetime
achievement award for his contribution to film industry.
Actor Shivarajkumar has won the Best Actor award
for his performance in Jogi and Pavitra Lokesh as Best
Actress for Nayi Neralu. Hamsalekha has won the
Best Music Director award and H.M. Ramachandra the
Best Cinematographer award for Nenapirali.