Karnataka State Film Awards
|Karnataka State Film Awards|
|Description||Highest award for
films in Karnataka
|Previous name(s)||Mysore State Film Awards|
Karnataka State Film Awards are the most notable and prestigious film awards given for Kannada film industry in Karnataka, India. These are considered the highest awards for Kannada language films. They are given annually to honor the best talents and provide encouragement and incentive to the South Indian film industry by the Government of Karnataka.
The awards are decided by a committee headed by a panel of Judges. The jury usually consists of eminent personalities from the film field. The awards intends to promote films with artistic values and encourage artists, technicians and producers. The awards are declared by the Minister for Cultural Affairs and are presented by the Chief Minister of Karnataka.
List of Awards
Awards are given in the following categories. Follow the links for lists of the award winners, year by year.
- About Karnataka:Film Industry, Govt of Karnataka
- Film Awards instituted in the name of Vishnuvardhan, K.S. Aswath, Deccan Herald
- Shruti, Murali bag Karnataka film awards, Times of India
- Producers of Children’s Films cry foul, Screen
- Film awards given away, The Hindu
- Karnataka State Film Awards 2005-06
- Karnataka State Film Awards on April 4