2009 - Karnataka State Film Award - Best Actress For Gulabi Talkies
Life Achievement Awards
Karnataka State Government's highest honour the Rajyotsava Award 1999-2000 - Gold Medal (for her enormous service to the Theatre and Film industry).
Former Chief Minister Late D. Devaraj Urs National Sri Rathna Award - 1999 (for serving women, children and in particular the social and economical Backward Class).
Sri. M. Vishweswaraiah Memorial Award (for Social Service)
Nekarara Bhushana Award ( for the Upliftment of Weaver Sector)
Felicitation by Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce in 2008 (for being the first Kannada actress to obtain an International Award).
Felicitation by Karnataka Film Directors’ Association (for being honoured by international Award).
Devika Rani Memorial Award – 1996 being honoured by Veteran Actor Dev Anand
2009 - 55th National Award - For Best Actress for Gulabi Talkies