Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actor

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Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actor
State award for contributions to Kannada cinema
Awarded forBest Actor of the Year
Sponsored byGovernment of Karnataka
Reward(s)
  • Silver Medal
  • 20,000
First awarded1967-68
Last awarded2017
Most recent winnerVishruth Naik
Highlights
Total awarded50
First winnerRajkumar

Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actor is a state film award of the Indian state of Karnataka given during the annual Karnataka State Film Awards. The award honours Kannada Language films.

Superlative Winners[edit]

 • Rajkumar 9 Awards
 • Vishnuvardhan 7 Awards
 • Anant Nag 4 Awards
 • Shiva Rajkumar 4 Awards
 • Lokesh 3 Awards

Winners[edit]

The first recipient was Rajkumar who was honored in 1967 for his performance in Bangaarada Hoovu. As of 2016 he was the most honored actor with nine awards. Vishnuvardhan was honored in seven occasions. Two actors Anant Nag, Shiva Rajkumar have been honored four times, while Lokesh honored three times and two actors Ramesh Aravind, Puneeth Rajkumar have won the award two times. The award was shared in 1998 between Vishnuvardhan and Ramesh Aravind. The most recent recipient is Vishruth Naik who is honored in 2017 for his performance in the film Manjari.

The following is a complete list of award winners and the name of the films for which they won.

Key[edit]

Symbol Meaning
dagger Indicates a joint award for that year
Year Winner Role Film Ref(s)
2017 Vishruth Naik Manjari [1]
2016 Achyuth Kumar Shivappa Amaravathi [2]
2015 Vijay Raghavendra Puttaraj Gavai Shivayogi Sri Puttayyajja [3]
2014 Sanchari Vijay Madesha (Vidya) Naanu Avanalla...Avalu [4]
2013 Nikhil Manjoo Altaf Hajj [5]
2012 Darshan Sangolli Rayanna Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna [6]
2011 Arjun Sarja Shankar Prasad [7]
2010-11 Puneeth Rajkumar Jackie Jackie [8]
2009-10 Vishnuvardhan  • Dr. Vijay
 • Vijaya Rajendra Bahaddur
Aaptha Rakshaka [9]
2008-09 Yogesh Dhananjaya / Dhanu Ambari
2007-08 Puneeth Rajkumar Akash Milana
2006-07 Vijay Shivalingu Duniya [10]
2005-06 Shivarajkumar Madesha / Jogi Jogi [11]
2004-05 Sri Murali Kanthi / Srikanta Kanthi [12]
2003-04 Shivarajkumar Shankar / Dattanna Chigurida Kanasu [13]
2002-03 Sudeep Nandi Nandhi [14][15][16]
2001-02 V. Ravichandran Raja Ekangi [17]
2000-01 H. G. Dattatreya Hasanabba Munnudi
1999-2000 Shivarajkumar Ravi Hrudaya Hrudaya
1998-99 dagger Vishnuvardhan Veerappa Nayaka Veerappa Nayaka
1998-99 dagger Ramesh Aravind Santosh Hoomale
1997-98 Vishnuvardhan Krishna Kumar Laali
1996-97 Ramesh Aravind Surya America America
1995-96 Shivarajkumar Sathya Murthy / Sathya Om
1994-95 Anant Nag Raghappa Gangavva Gangamaayi
1993-94 Rajkumar Ramanna Odahuttidavaru
1992-93 Rajkumar Vishwanath Jeevana Chaitra
1991-92 Devaraj Veerappan Veerappan
1990-91 Vishnuvardhan  • Lion Jagapathi Rao
 • Kumar Raja
Lion Jagapathi Rao
1989-90 Sridhar Shishunala Sharif Santha Shishunala Sharifa
1988-89 Rajkumar Murthy Devatha Manushya
1987-88 Anant Nag Krishnappa Gowda Avasthe
1986-87 Charuhasan Tabara Shetty Tabarana Kathe
1985-86 Anant Nag Krishna Prasad Hosa Neeru
1984-85 Vishnuvardhan Dr. Harish Bandhana
1983-84 Lokesh Malgudi Margayya Banker Margayya
1982-83 Rajkumar Ranga Haalu Jenu
1981-82 Rajkumar Ravi Hosa Belaku
1980-81 Srinath Raghavendra Yathi Shree Raghavendra Vaibhava
1979-80 Anant Nag Antony De'Souza Minchina Ota
1978-79 Lokesh Thimma Parasangada Gendethimma
1977-78 Vishnuvardhan Dr. Nataraj Hombisilu
1976-77 Rajkumar  • Arjuna
 • Babruvahana
Babruvahana
1975-76 M. V. Vasudeva Rao Choma Chomana Dudi
1974-75 Rajkumar Gora Kumbhar Bhakta Kumbara
1973-74 Lokesh Sambayya / Ayyu Bhootayyana Maga Ayyu
1972-73 Vishnuvardhan Ramachari Naagarahaavu
1971-72 Venkata Rao Thalageri Shrinivasa Shrothri Vamsha Vriksha
1970-71 Rajkumar  • Raja Raghunatha Rao
 • Ravi
 • Shankar
Kula Gourava
1969-70 B. R. Panthulu Thimmarasu / Appaji Sri Krishnadevaraya
1968-69 R. Nagendra Rao Hannele Chiguridaga
1967-68 Rajkumar Anand Bangarada Hoovu

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shuddhi is best film; Tara best actress". The Times of India. 26 October 2018. Retrieved 26 October 2018.
  2. ^ Karnataka State Film Award Winners for 2016
  3. ^ Karnataka State Film Awards, 2015: Full List
  4. ^ After national honour, 'Harivu' bags top State film award
  5. ^ Karantaka State Film Awards announced
  6. ^ http://kannada.oneindia.in/movies/news/karnataka-state-film-awards-2012-darshan-nirmala-best-087220.html
  7. ^ http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-03-14/news-interviews/37712086_1_second-best-film-basanth-kumar-patil-sunil-kumar-desai
  8. ^ http://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/report_puneeth-rajkumar-gets-best-actor-award_1672249
  9. ^ Vishnuvardhan Anu Prabhakar | Karnataka State Film Awards | Aaptha Rakshaka Pareekshe
  10. ^ Karnataka State Film Awards – 2006-2007 Archived 2011-08-31 at the Wayback Machine.
  11. ^ Karnataka State Film Awards 2006
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-07-01. Retrieved 2010-05-27.
  13. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2010-05-27.
  14. ^ "2002-03 Award Winners List". chitraloka.com. June 27, 2002. Retrieved June 27, 2002.
  15. ^ "Film Awards 2002-03". viggy.com.
  16. ^ "Karnataka State Film Awards 2002-03". wiki.gandhadagudi.com. Archived from the original on 2013-12-17.
  17. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-07-12. Retrieved 2010-05-27.