Late Dr. Vishnuvardhan's last movie Aptha Rakshaka won three Filmfare awards like Best Supporting Actor (Avinash), Best Play Back Singer (Dr SPB) Best Lyricist award (Kaviraj). Meanwhile, Kanasemba Kudureyaneri bagged two awards like Best Director (Dr Girish Kasaravalli), Best Supporting Actress (Umasri).
However, the 58th South Filmfare Awards function was held at Hyderabad International Convention Centre on 2nd July. Bollywood actress Rakha, Shreya Ghoshal, Chiranjeevi, Venkatesh, Mammootty, Girish Kasaravalli, Ravi Teja, Vikram, Mamta Mohandas Rama Naidu many stars from Kannada film industry had made it to the event.
The following is the winners list of the 58th South Filmfare Awards
Best Film: Jackie - Smt Parvathamma Rajakumar
Best Actor: Shivaraj Kumar - Thamassu
Best Actress: Radhika Pandit - Krishnan Love Story
Best Director: Dr Girish Kasaravalli - Kanasemba Kudureyaneri
Best Supporting Actor: Avinash - Aptha Rakshaka
Best Supporting Actress: Umasri - Kanasemba Kudureyaneri
Best music Director: V Harikrishna - Jackie
Best Play Back Singer (male): Dr SPB - Garane Gara Garane - Aptha Rakshaka.
Best Female Playback Singer (female): Jogi Sunitha - O Priyathama - Cheluveye Ninne Nodalu.
Best Lyricist Award: Kaviraj - Garane Garane Aptha Rakshaka.
Shivaraj Kumar and Radhika Pandit walked away with the Best Actor South Filmfare Awards for their performance in Thamassu and Krishnan Love Story respectively. Puneet Rajkumar's movie Jackie won the Best film Award, while Dr Girish Kasaravalli bagged Best Director for his movie Kanasemba Kudureyaneri.