has bagged three National Awards for two Kannada movies
Gubbachigalu, Vimukti and one Tulu movie
Gaggara for the year 2008-09. P Sheshadri's film
Vimukti has been awarded as the Best Regional Film,
debutant director Abhay Simha won the Best Children's award for his
Gubbachigalu and Shivadhwaj's Gaggara won the
Best Feature Film for non languages of the Eighth Schedule of the
P Sheshadri has earlier got Best Regional Film for four of his
movies like Munnudi, Atithti, Beru, Thutturi.
Interestingly, he has won the same award for all his previous
movies. This is his fifth consecutive Best Regional Film award,
which has been given to the film Vimukti.
56th National Film Awards were announced on Saturday January 23
and Honourable President of India Smt. Pratibha Patil will
distribute the awards to the winners in Rashtrapati Bhavan in