Karnataka State Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer

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Karnataka State Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer
Awarded by Government of Karnataka
Type State
Category Kannada cinema
Description
Description Best Male Playback Singer of a Song
Medal Silver Medal
Statistics
Instituted 1993-94
First awarded 1993-94
Last awarded 2016
Total awarded 22
Cash award 20,000
First awardee(s) Dr. Rajkumar
Recent awardee(s) Vijay Prakash

Karnataka State Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer 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]

 • S. P. Balasubramanyam
 • Rajesh Krishnan
3 awards

Award winners[edit]

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

Year Image Winner Film Song Notes
2016  – Vijay Prakash [1] Beautiful Manasugalu "Nammooralli Chaligaladalli"
2015  – Santhosh Venky[2] Preethiyalli Sahaja "Sundarangiye" For singing the song in an apology format towards heroine.
2014  – Chintan Vikas[3] Gajakesari "Saahore Saahore" For filling the proud towards the brave warrior.
2013  – Naveen Sajju[4] Lucia "Ede Olagina Tamate" For expressing the inner romantic feelings of actor/common man towards a debut heroine/his lovable girl.The song perfectly suitable for both situations in the film.
2012  – Vasu Dixit [5] Cyber Yugadol Navayuva Madhura Prema Kavyam "Hale Cycle Hattikondu"
2011  – Adithya Rao [6] Ball Pen "Saavira Kiranava Chelli"
2010-11  – Ravindra Soragavi[7] Puttakkana Highway "Banda Daari"
2009-10 This award was taken back.
2008-09  – Chetan Sosca[8] Ambaari "Yaare Nee Devatheya" For evoking the sympathy of audience towards the hero.
2007-08 S. P. Balasubrahmanyam in 2013.JPG S. P. Balasubrahmanyam[9] Savi Savi Nenapu "Nenapu Nenapu" For showing the sorrow of actor who lost his loveable wife.This legendary singer's voice perfectly interprets that actor's hopes aren't dead.
2006-07  – Hemanth Kumar [10]  • Janapada
 • Kallarali Hoovagi
 • "Ele Ele Banna"
 • "Kallarali Hoovaagi"
For nice singing of different songs as they both have folk touch.
2005-06 C Aswath1.jpg C. Ashwath [11] Shubham "Aaha Yuvarani" For the fusing voice which shows the nice feeling towards the heroine.
2004-05 S. P. Balasubrahmanyam in 2013.JPG S. P. Balasubrahmanyam [12] Srushti "Hrudayada Thumba"
2003-04  – Pichhali Srinivas [13] Amaasa "Dodda Gowdara"
2002-03  – Rajesh Krishnan[14] Dumbee "Kshamiseya"
2001-02  – Rajesh Krishnan[15] Ekangi "Hudugi Superamma" For the nice love proposal to the heroine by becoming the voice of hero.
2000-01  – Ramesh Chandra [16] Munnudi "Kadala Theregalu" For the excellent interpretation of mental conflict of poor Muslim girls who are become victims of temporary marriages by Arabs in Coastal Karnataka
1999-2000  – Rajesh Krishnan [16] Bannada Hejje "Nagu Bandaroo Alu Bandaroo" For the fair comparison between life and drama
1998-99 C Aswath1.jpg C. Ashwath Varsharuthu
1997-98 S. P. Balasubrahmanyam in 2013.JPG S. P. Balasubrahmanyam [17] O Mallige "Giri Siri" For the rendition of the song which captures the minds of listeners by evoking the feeling of conservation of environment.
1996-97  – L. N. Shastry[18] Janumada Jodi "Kolumande Jangama Devaru" For the outstanding singing the song which is in folk tone,also giving assurance to heroine to meet the hero without any hesitation.
1995-96  – Ramesh Chandra Anuraga Sangama "O Mallige Ninnondige" For singing this song which consoles not only heroine, but audiences also!
1994-95 Dr. Rajkumar Thaayi Illada Tavaru "Arishina Kumkuma"
1993-94 Dr. Rajkumar Aakasmika "Huttidare Kannada" for rendering the song with emotion; for filling feel of love towards Kannada language; for its popularity as an another anthem for Karnataka State.

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