Udaya Film Awards
|Udaya Film Awards|
|Awarded for||Excellence in cinematic achievements for Kannada cinema|
|Presented by||Knockout, Sun Feast, Vivel Active & Udaya TV Channel|
|First awarded||1997 - 2012|
The Udaya Film Awards is the most prominent award ceremony for Kannada films presented annually by Udaya TV, a Kannada-language division of the Sun Network, from the south-Indian state of Karnataka. The awards ceremony has been instituted to honour both artistic and technical excellence in the Kannada language film industry. Held since 1998, the ceremony was discontinued for over 6 years and made its comeback in 2006. The sponsors have been made by Knockout and Sun Feast before and currently by Vivel Active.
The Udaya Film Award for Best Male Actor has been awarded since 1998.
|2008||Chetan Kumar||Aa Dinagalu|
|1997||Ramesh Aravind||O Mallige|
The Udaya Film Award for Best Female Actor has been awarded since 1998.
|2011||Ramya||Sanju Weds Geetha|
|2010||Radhika Pandit||Krishnan Love Story|
The Udaya Film Award for Best Director has been awarded since 1998.
|2012||A. P. Arjun||Addhuri|
|2010||Shashank||Krishnan Love Story|
|1998||T. S. Nagabharana||Nagamandala|
The Udaya Film Award for Best Film has been awarded since 1998.
|2012||Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna|
Best Supporting Actor
The Udaya Film Award for Best Supporting Male Actor has been awarded since 2006.
|2007||Sharath Lohitashwa||Aa Dinagalu|
|2006||V. Ravichandran||Aham Premasmi|
Best Supporting Actress
The Udaya Film Award for Best Supporting Female Actor has been awarded since 1997.
Best Music Director
The Udaya Film Award for Best Music Director has been awarded since 2006.
Best Male Playback Singer
The Udaya Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer has been awarded since 2006.
Best Female Playback Singer
The Udaya Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer has been awarded since 2006.
|2012||Indu Nagaraj||Govindaya Namaha|
|2006||Chaitra H. G.||Amrithadhare|
|2007||Krishnakumar||Maathaad Maathaadu Mallige |