Popular film ‘Mungaru Male’, directed by yograj Bhat, swept as many as six awards including the one for best film at the Karnataka State cinema awards for 2006-07 announced on Friday. The awards committee was headed by Nagathihalli Chandrashekar, Ismail, B.K. Sumitra, Shashidhar Adapa, Damador Shetty, Ramakrishna and Basavaraj .
Duniya and Cynaide were adjudged second and third best films respectively.
Kada Beladingalu has got the Special Film of Social Concern Award.
‘Duniya’ hero Vijay was adjudged best actor and took home the award named after Subbaiah Naidu while the best actress award went to Tara for her performance in ‘Cyanide’.
List of award winners:
Best movie: Mungaru Male
Dr. Rajkumar Award: Smt. M.N. Lakshmidevi
Late. Puttanna Kanagal Award: Sangeetham Srinivasam Rao
Life Time Contribution award: Dwarkish
Best Film - Mungaru Male (Director - Yogaraj Bhat )
Second Best : Duniya (Dir - Soori )
Third Best: Cyanide (Dir - M.R. Ramesh)
Best Regional Film - Badi (Tulu)
Best Supporting Actor- Rangayana Raghu (Film - Duniya )
Best Supporting Actress - Neethu (Film - Koti Chennaiah )
Best Story Writer - Janaki (Jogi)
Best Screenplay - Soori for ‘Duniya’
Best Dialogue Writer - Yogaraj Bhat for ‘Mungaru Male’
Best Cinematographer - Krishna S (Mungaru Male )
Best Music Director - Mano Murthy (Mungaru Male )
Best Sound Recording - Tukaram (Mungaru Male )
Best Editing - Basavaraj Urs (Kallarali Hoovagi )
Best Art Director - Vittal (Kallarali Hoovagi)
Best Lyrisist - Jayanth Kaikaini (Mungaru Male)
Best Playback Singer - Male - Hemanth (Janapada, Kallarali Hoovagi )
Best Playback Singer - Female - M.D. Pallavi (Duniya )
Jury Award - Nagini Bharana (Kallarali Hoovagi)