Dr. Vishnuvardhan Award

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Dr. Vishnuvardhan Award
State award for contributions to Kannada cinema
Awarded forContribution to Kannada Cinema.
Sponsored byGovernment of Karnataka
Reward(s)
  • Gold Medal
  • 2,00,000
First awarded1999–2000
Last awarded2018
Most recent winnerB. S. Basavaraju
Highlights
Total awarded22
First winnerS. P. Varadappa

The Dr. Vishnuvardhan Award, instituted in 2011 for the 2008–09 Karnataka State Film Awards is an award given by the government of Karnataka to long-serving film personalities in Kannada cinema. The award previously called Lifetime Contribution to Kannada Cinema Award, was named Dr. Vishnuvardhan Award in honour of Vishnuvardhan, one of Kannada cinema's most celebrated actors, after his demise in 2009.[1] The award carries a purse of 200,000 and a gold-plated plaque.[2]

Recipients[edit]

Year Recipient Notes Ref
1999–2000 S. P. Varadappa Film producer [3]
2000–01 T. S. Narasimhan Film and TV series producer [3]
2001–02 Rajanand Actor [4]
2002–03 S. K. Karim Khan Lyricist [5]
2003–04 Kuppuswamy Naidu Film producer [6]
2004–05 Vajramuni Actor [7]
Chandulal Jain Film Producer
2005–06 S. Ramachandra Cinematographer [8]
2006–07 Dwarakish Actor, film director, producer [9]
2007–08 Parvathamma Rajkumar Film producer [10]
2008–09 A. R. Raju (Ajantha Raju) Film producer [11]
R. N. K. Prasad Cinematographer
2009–10 S. D. Ankalagi Film producer; produced the first CinemaScope film in Kannada [12]
2010–11 Ambareesh Actor [13]
2011 Anant Nag Actor [14]
2012 Rajesh Actor [15]
2013 K. V. Gupta Film producer and distributor [16]
2014 Suresh Urs Film editor
2015 Rajan Composer [17]
2016 K. Chinnappa Poster artist [18]
2017 G. N. Lakshmipathy Film producer [19]
2018 B. S. Basavaraju Cinematographer [20]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Film Awards instituted in the name of Vishnuvardhan, K.S. Aswath". Deccan Herald. 5 April 2010. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  2. ^ "'Maagiya Kala' is best film; Ramya, Puneeth best actors". The Hindu. 26 October 2013. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Shivaraj, Tara, Anu bag State film awards". The Hindu. 17 December 2001. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  4. ^ "2001-02 State Award Winners List". chitraloka.com. 26 May 2001. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  5. ^ "Film Awards 2002-03". viggy.com. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  6. ^ "2003-04 State Movie Awards". chitraloka.com. 17 July 2005. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  7. ^ "Karnataka State Film Awards 2004-05". viggy.com. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  8. ^ "2005-06 State Award Winner List". chitraloka.com. 20 September 2005. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  9. ^ "Dwarakish bags lifetime achievement award". The Times of India. 25 March 2013. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  10. ^ "'Gulabi Talkies' is first best film". The Hindu. 12 January 2009. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  11. ^ "Controversies cloud Karnataka state film awards". The New Indian Express. 4 December 2010. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  12. ^ "State Film Awards conferred". The Hindu. 16 May 2012. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  13. ^ "Ambareesh chosen for Vishnuvardhan award". The Times of India. 5 April 2012. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  14. ^ "Karnataka State Film Awards 2010-11 winners". The Times of India. 14 March 2013. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  15. ^ "State annual awards: Tallana is adjudged best film". The Hindu. 26 August 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  16. ^ "2013 State Awards Announced - Complete List". chitraloka.com. 4 January 2015. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  17. ^ "Kannada actress Harini, 79, to be honoured with Rajkumar Award". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  18. ^ "Advani Lakshmi Devi chosen for Dr. Rajkumar Award". The Hindu. 20 April 2017. Retrieved 22 April 2017.
  19. ^ "Rajkumar award for Lakshmi". Bangalore Mirror. 2 October 2018. Retrieved 26 October 2018.
  20. ^ "KARNATAKA STATE FILM AWARDS 2018: RAGHAVENDRA RAJKUMAR AND MEGHANA RAJ BAG TOP HONOURS; CHECK OUT ALL WINNERS". bangalore mirror. 10 January 2020. Retrieved 21 January 2020.