Karnataka State Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer
|Karnataka State Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer|
|Awarded by Government of Karnataka|
|Description||Best Male Playback Singer of a Song|
|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.
| • S. P. Balasubramanyam
• Rajesh Krishnan
The following is a complete list of award winners and the name of the films for which they won.
|2016||–||Vijay Prakash ||Beautiful Manasugalu||"Nammooralli Chaligaladalli"|
|2015||–||Santhosh Venky||Preethiyalli Sahaja||"Sundarangiye"||For singing the song in an apology format towards heroine.|
|2014||–||Chintan Vikas||Gajakesari||"Saahore Saahore"||For filling the proud towards the brave warrior.|
|2013||–||Naveen Sajju||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 ||Cyber Yugadol Navayuva Madhura Prema Kavyam||"Hale Cycle Hattikondu"|
|2011||–||Adithya Rao ||Ball Pen||"Saavira Kiranava Chelli"|
|2010-11||–||Ravindra Soragavi||Puttakkana Highway||"Banda Daari"|
|2009-10||This award was taken back.|
|2008-09||–||Chetan Sosca||Ambaari||"Yaare Nee Devatheya"||For evoking the sympathy of audience towards the hero.|
|2007-08||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam||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 || • Janapada
• Kallarali Hoovagi
| • "Ele Ele Banna"
• "Kallarali Hoovaagi"
|For nice singing of different songs as they both have folk touch.|
|2005-06||C. Ashwath ||Shubham||"Aaha Yuvarani"||For the fusing voice which shows the nice feeling towards the heroine.|
|2004-05||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam ||Srushti||"Hrudayada Thumba"|
|2003-04||–||Pichhali Srinivas ||Amaasa||"Dodda Gowdara"|
|2001-02||–||Rajesh Krishnan||Ekangi||"Hudugi Superamma"||For the nice love proposal to the heroine by becoming the voice of hero.|
|2000-01||–||Ramesh Chandra ||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 ||Bannada Hejje||"Nagu Bandaroo Alu Bandaroo"||For the fair comparison between life and drama|
|1997-98||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam ||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||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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