The revised list of the Karnataka State Film Awards for the year 2010-11 has been announced. Power Star Puneet Rajkumar and Sandalwood Queen Ramya has bagged the Best Actor and Actress awards for their movies - Jackie and Sanju Weds Geetha, respectively. Director Dorai Bhagwan, who headed the committee, has announced the revised list of the State awards.
Early this year, the first list of the State Awards was objected
by Basant Kumar Patil and actress Priya Hassan for including the
cinematographer Ashok Kashyap in the committee when the movie
Super was in the list. Ashok was the cinematographer of
the movie. Following which the High Court had issued stay order for
the State Awards in June 2013.
Ace actor Shivaram has been awarded Dr Rajkumar award for his
contribution to Sandalwood. Director Bhargava has bagged the
Puttana Kanagal Award and Housing Minister Ambareesh has won
Dr Vishnuvardhan award. It is reported that Best Actor award
includes Rs 20,000 and a silver medal, which weighs 100
The main highlight of the list is Thamassu, which was directed by
novelist Agni Sreedhar. The movie has won three awards - Second
Best Movie, Best Screenplay (Agni Sreedhar) and Best Supporting
Actor-Female (Harshika Poonacha).
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Puneet And Ramya
The evergreen pair of Sandalwood - Puneet and Ramya has shared
screen space in Blockbuster movies Abhi, Akash
and Arasu. They have won the State award Best Actor and
Actress award for the year 2010-11.
Puneet won the Best Actor award for the movie Jackie,
in which he was paired opposite Bhavana. It was directed by
Sanju Weds Geetha
Sandalwood Queen Ramya won the Best Actress award for the movie
Sanju Weds Geetha. The actress was paired opposite Diamond
star Srinagara Kitty.
Harshika has won the Best Supporting Actor (Female) for the
movie Thamassu. Sandalwood King Shivaraj Kumar was seen
the lead role, which was directed by Agni Sreedhar.
Actor-politician Ambareesh has won Dr Vishnuvardhan award for
the year 2010-11. The award is named after his close friend Sahasa
Simha Dr Vishnuvardhan.