Karnataka Chalanachithra Academy Chairman S.V. Rajendra Singh Babu yesterday announced the list of artistes and technicians selected for the annual academy awards.
The Academy has selected a total of 15 artistes and technicians for the awards each carrying a cash prize of Rs. 50,000 and a citation.
Actor Ambarish will present the awards at a function to be held on March 3 at Town Hall in Bengaluru.
The winners are: Srinivasa Murthy (P. Nagendra Rao award), M.S. Umesh (T.N. Balakrishna award), S. Doddanna (Thoogudeepa Srinivas award), Aadavaani Lakshmidevi (M.V. Rajamma award), B.V. Radha (Pandaribai award), Devi (M.P. Shankar award), director K.V. Raju (B.R. Panthulu award), producer C. Jayaram (Shankarsingh award), dialogue writer B.L. Venu (Hunasuru Krishnamurthy award), distributors Kumar Shettar (B. Jayamma award) and Paal S. Chandani (N. Veeraswamy award), singer B.K. Sumitra (G.V. Iyer award), cinematographer S.V. Srikanth (B.S. Ranga award), film crew worker N.L. Ramanna (Shankar Nag award) and regional filmmaker Ram Shetty (K.N. Tailor award).