The prestigious Sri Raghavendra Chitravani award for the sixth year in succession will be held on 21st April this year. D.V. Sudheendra, who was the head of the Sri Raghavendra Chitravani for last 30 years, has passed away. Now his role in the organization is taken up by D.V. Venkatesh.
This year, one more award has been added. Journalist Mysore Harish has given award in the name of Late Smt. Sumitra Subramanyam for the Best Young film journalist.The Chitraloka award in the name of Late K.S. Mallappa goes to Senior Still and Press photographer Ashwathnarayana.
The following are the list of award winners:
Ragavendra Chitravani Producer award
Smt. Parvarthamma Rajkumar
Raghavendra Chitravani journalist award
award in the name of late K.S.Mallappa
Still photographer Ashwathnarayana
Smt. Sumitra Subramanya Award given by Mysore Harish for
young film journalist
Late R.Seshadri award given by Dr. Vishnvuardhan to
Smt. Jaimala, H.M.Ramachandra award
Hunsur Krishnamurthy award given by Bhargava for
M.S.Ramaiah Chitralaya award
T.N.Seetharam award for story writer
Master Kishan for Care of Footpath or Yashwasini for Mitayi Mane.
B.Suresh award for best debut director
Guruprasad for Mata