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 grams.
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 won the Best Actor award for the movie Jackie, in which he was paired opposite Bhavana. It was directed by Soori.
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.