Karnataka State Film Award for Best Music Director

Karnataka State Film Award for Best Music Director is a state film award of the Indian state of Karnataka given during the annual Karnataka State Film Awards. The award honours Kannada language films.

Karnataka State Film Award for Best Music Direction
State award for contributions to Kannada cinema
Awarded forBest Music Direction for Songs / Background Music
Sponsored byGovernment of Karnataka
Reward(s)
  • Silver Medal
  • 20,000
First awarded1967-68
Last awarded2017
Most recent winnerV. Harikrishna
Highlights
Total awarded47
First winnerVijaya Bhaskar

Superlative WinnersEdit

 • Vijaya Bhaskar 6 Awards
 • Hamsalekha
 • M. Ranga Rao
 • Upendra Kumar
 • V. Manohar
3 Awards

WinnersEdit

The following is a partial list of award winners and the name of the films for which they won.

KeyEdit

Symbol Meaning
Indicates winner for Best Background Score
Year Recipient(s) Film Refs.
1967–68 Vijaya Bhaskar Belli Moda
1968–69 M. Ranga Rao Hannele Chiguridaga
1969–70 T. G. Lingappa Sri Krishnadevaraya
1970–71 Salil Chowdhary Samshaya Phala
1971–72 Vijaya Bhaskar Yaava Janmada Maitri
1972–73 Vijaya Bhaskar Sankalpa
1973–74 Rajan-Nagendra Eradu Kanasu [1]
1974–75 G. K. Venkatesh Bhakta Kumbara
1975–76 B. V. Karanth Hamsageethe
M. Balamuralikrishna
1976–77 Rajeev Taranath Pallavi
1977–78 C. Ashwath Spandana
1978–79 Rajan-Nagendra Parasangada Gendethimma [1]
1980–81 Chandrashekhara Kambara Sangeetha
1981–82 M. Ranga Rao Hosa Belaku
1982–83 Rajeev Taranath Shrungara Maasa
1983–84 Vijaya Bhaskar Dharani Mandala Madhyadolage
1984–85 M. Ranga Rao Bandhana [2]
1985–86 G. K. Venkatesh Hosa Neeru
1986–87 No award N/A
1987–88 L. Vaidyanathan[a] Pushpaka Vimana
1988–89 Upendra Kumar Nanjundi Kalyana
1989–90 Vijaya Bhaskar Muraligaana Amruthapaana
1990–91 Upendra Kumar Hrudaya Haadithu
1991–92 Vijaya Bhaskar Pathitha Pavani
1992–93 Upendra Kumar Jeevana Chaitra
1993–94 C. Ashwath Chinnari Mutha
1994–95 Hamsalekha Haalunda Thavaru
1995–96 Hamsalekha Sangeetha Sagara Ganayogi Panchakshara Gavai
1996–97 V. Manohar Janumada Jodi
1997–98 V. Manohar Jodi Hakki
1998–99 No Award N/A
1999–2000 K. Kalyan Chandramukhi Pranasakhi [3]
2000–01 N. Govardhan Mahalakshmi [3]
2001–02 V. Ravichandran Ekangi [4]
2002–03 Stephen Prayog Paris Pranaya [5]
2003–04 V. Manohar Chigurida Kanasu [6]
2004–05 Sadhu Kokila Rakshasa [7]
2005–06 Hamsalekha Nenapirali [8]
2006–07 Mano Murthy Mungaaru Male [9]
2007–08 Sadhu Kokila Inthi Ninna Preethiya
2008–09 Abhiman Roy Tajmahal
2009–10 This Award Is Taken Back.
2010–11 Jayashree Aravind Ondooralli [10]
2011 Anoop Seelin Sidlingu [11]
2012 Arjun Janya Alemaari
2013 Poornachandra Tejaswi Lucia [12]
2014 B. Ajaneesh Loknath Ulidavaru Kandanthe [13]
2015 Sridhar V. Sambhram Krishna Leela [14]
2016 Charan Raj Jeerjimbe [15]
2017 V. Harikrishna Raajakumara [16]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ This movie does not have any songs.It is the first Silent film of Modern Indian Cinema.This award for Background Score only.

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ http://www.24framesmovies.com/abut_films.html[dead link]
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  12. ^ "Karantaka State Film Awards announced". The Times of India. 5 January 2015. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  13. ^ "After national honour, 'Harivu' bags top State film award". Deccan Herald. 13 February 2016. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  14. ^ "Overwhelmed by the honour". Deccan Herald. 21 May 2016. Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  15. ^ "Karnataka State Film Award Winners for 2016". The Times of India. 11 April 2017. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  16. ^ Karnataka State Film Awards 2017 Announced