Puneet Rajkumar-starrer 'Raajakumara' is the best entertainer of the year.

Ktaka film awards Shuddhi bags best film Tara and Vishruth Naik best actors Poster of Shuddhi via Facebook
news Film Friday, October 26, 2018 - 09:09

Kannada film Shuddhi, which hit the screens in 2017, has been adjudged the best film and veteran actor Tara Anuradha was adjudged best actor (female) for her role in Hebbet Ramakka by the award-selection committee formed by the state government. Shuddhi was followed by Kudlu Ramakrishna's March 22 and Abhay Simha's Paddai (Tulu) in second and third positions respectively.

Vishruth Naik, meanwhile, was adjudged the best actor (male) for his role in Manjari. Hebbet Ramakka, a political drama, also won the special recognition award for film with the best social cause. The film had earlier won the award for Best Feature Film in Kannada at the 65th National Film Awards.

Raajakumara, starring popular actor Puneet Rajkumar, has been chosen the best entertainer of the year. The awards were chosen after a two-month selection process involving 121 films. 

Here is a full list of the awards

Best Film: Shuddhi 

Runner-Up: March 22 

Third Best Film: Paddai

Best film with social message: Hebbet Ramakka 

Best family entertainer: Raajakumara 

Best children’s film: Eleyaru Navu Geleyaru 

First best director: Gangadhar Salimath (Ayana)

Best language film: Sofia (Konkani) 

Best actor (Male): Vishruth Naik (Manjari) 

Best actor (Female): Tara Anuradha (Hebbet Ramakka) 

Best supporting actor (Male): Manjunath Hegde (Lakshminarayana Prapanchave Bere) 

Best supporting actor (Male): Manjunath Hegde (Lakshminarayana Prapanchave Bere) 

Best supporting actor (Female): Rekha (Mooka Nayaka) 

Best story: Hanumanth B Haligeri (Kengulaabi) 

Best screenplay: Venkat Baradwaj (Kempiruve)

Best dialogue: S G Siddaramaiah (Hebbet Ramakka) 

Best cinematography: Santhosh Rai Pathaje (Chamak) 

Best music direction: V Harikrishna ( Raajakumara) 

Best editing: Harish Komme (Mufti) 

Best child actor (male): Master Karthik (Rajakumara) 

Best child actor (female): Shlagha Saligram (Kataka) 

Best art direction: S B Ravi (Hebbuli) 

Best music: G M Pralhad (March 22) 

Best playback singer (Male): Tejaswi Hariprasad (Huliraya) 

Best playback singer (Female): Apoorva Sridhar (Dayavittu Gamanisi)



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