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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