For the third time in a row, Girish Kasaravalli's movie has bagged
the prestigious National Award. The critically acclaimed
filmmaker's Kurmavatara won the award in Best Kannada
Feature Film category.
Kurmavatara is based on the novel written by Kum
Veerabhadrappa and it is produced by Basant Kumar Patil. The honour
carries a Rajat Kamal and cash prize of Rs 1,00,000. The 59th
National Awards were announced in New Delhi today.
Girish Kasaravalli's Gulabi Talkies and Kanasemba
Kudureyaneri were honoured with Best Feature Film in Kannada
Awards in 2008 and 2010, and both the films were produced by Basant
However, a Byari (the language spoken in south west coast
region) film of the same name has won Best Feature Film Award. The
movie is produced by TH Althaf Hussain and directed by Suveeram.
The award carries Swarna Kamal and cash prize of Rs 2,50,000.
We, at OneIndia, congratulate the winners for making Kannadigas