Suvarna Awards: Winners announced

The much awaited and most popular third Suvarna film awards were presented on 25th June. Film producer-actor-director Dwarakish, director Prakash, actress Tara and journalist Jogi were the members of the jury.

Puneeth Rajkumar bagged the award for Best Actor for his performance in Jackie, while Radhika Pandit was given the Best Actress Award for her performance in Krishnan Love Story.

Puneeth-Bhavana starrer Jackie was adjudged the Best Film and Shashank got the Best Director Award for Krishnan Love Story.

Avinash received the award for Best Actor in a negative role for his performance in Pruthvi and Raju Taalikote walked away with the Best Comedian Award for Pancharangi.

Rangayana Ragu was awarded the Best Actor in a Supporting role for his performance in Modhala Sala, while Harshika Poonacha was given the award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Jackie.

The Best Cinematographer award went to Satya Hegde for Jackie, and V. Harikrishna received the Best Music Director award for Jackie.

The other winners are:

Best Actor Debut: Sathya Gundrugoovi

Best Actress Debut: Meghana Raj Punda

Best Dialogue Writer: Yogaraj Bhat Pancharangi

Best Editor: Thirupathi Reddy Super

Best Art Director: Shashidhara Adapa Jackie

Best Stunt Director: Mass Maada Kari Chirathe

Best Lyricist: Raghavendra Kamath 'Munjane Manjalli' in Just Matha Mathalli

Best Playback singer Male: Rajesh krishnan 'Nee Aadada Maatu' in Krishnan Love Story

Best Playback singer Female: Lakshmi 'Hrudayave Bayaside' in Krishnan Love Story

Best Choreographer: Imran 'Jackie Jackie' in Jackie

Special Awards

Find of the year: Purusotham director of Modala Sala

Entertainer of the year: Shivarajkumar

Contribution to Kannada Cinema: Smt. Parvathamma Rajkumar

Award for Excellence in Kannada Cinema: Ambareesh

Favourite Awards (selected by fans through voting)

Favourite Hero: Vishnuvardhan

Favourite Heroine: Ramya Just Matha Maatalli

Favourite Director: Upendra Super

Favourite Film: Super

Favourite Song: 'Gaaliye Noodu Baa' in Sanchari