10 get lifetime film awards

10 get lifetime film awards

10 get lifetime film awards

 The Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy on Thursday conferred lifetime achievement award on 10 film personalities.

The awardees are:  S K Padmadevi (acting); Joe Simon (direction); H N Muddukrishna (production); Rathnam (music); B A Madhu (songs/dialogue); B S Basavaraju (cinematography); Babji (exhibitor); Armugam (technology); Jai Jagadish (villain role) and Richard Castelino (regional language).

The awards, named after prominent film personalities, carry a purse of Rs 50,000 and a certificate.Speaking on the occasion, Kannada and Culture Minister Umashree said that there was a need to digitise old films and documents pertaining to Kannada film industry so as to preserve them for future generation.

Writer and director Baragur Ramachandrappa, Housing Minister M H Ambareesh, actor Darshan and others were present on the occasion.

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