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 awarded2018
Most recent winnerRavi Basrur
Highlights
Total awarded48
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 Image Recipient(s) Film Refs.
2018   Ravi Basrur K.G.F: Chapter 1 [1][2]
2017 V. Harikrishna Raajakumara [3]
2016   Charan Raj Jeerjimbe [4]
2015 Sridhar V. Sambhram Krishna Leela [5]
2014 B. Ajaneesh Loknath Ulidavaru Kandanthe [6]
2013   Poornachandra Tejaswi Lucia [7]
2012 Arjun Janya Alemaari
2011 Anoop Seelin Sidlingu [8]
2010–11 Jayashree Aravind Ondooralli [9]
2009–10 This Award is taken back
2008–09   Abhiman Roy Tajmahal
2007–08 Sadhu Kokila Inthi Ninna Preethiya
2006–07 Mano Murthy Mungaaru Male [10]
2005–06   Hamsalekha Nenapirali [11]
2004–05 Sadhu Kokila Rakshasa [12]
2003–04 V. Manohar Chigurida Kanasu [13]
2002–03 Stephen Prayog Paris Pranaya [14]
2001–02   V. Ravichandran Ekangi [15]
2000–01 N. Govardhan Mahalakshmi [16]
1999–2000   K. Kalyan Chandramukhi Pranasakhi [16]
1998–99 No Award N/A
1997–98 V. Manohar Jodi Hakki
1996–97 V. Manohar Janumada Jodi
1995–96   Hamsalekha Sangeetha Sagara Ganayogi Panchakshara Gavai
1994–95   Hamsalekha Haalunda Thavaru
1993–94   C. Ashwath Chinnari Mutha
1992–93 Upendra Kumar Jeevana Chaitra
1991–92 Vijaya Bhaskar Pathitha Pavani
1989–90 Vijaya Bhaskar Muraligaana Amruthapaana
1988–89 Upendra Kumar Nanjundi Kalyana
1987–88 L. Vaidyanathan[a] Pushpaka Vimana
1986–87 No award N/A
1985–86 G. K. Venkatesh Hosa Neeru
1984–85 M. Ranga Rao Bandhana [17]
1983–84 Vijaya Bhaskar Dharani Mandala Madhyadolage
1982–83   Rajeev Taranath Shrungara Maasa
1981–82 M. Ranga Rao Hosa Belaku
1980–81   Chandrashekhara Kambara Sangeetha
1978–79 Rajan-Nagendra Parasangada Gendethimma [18]
1977–78   C. Ashwath Spandana
1976–77   Rajeev Taranath Pallavi
1975–76 B. V. Karanth Hamsageethe
  M. Balamuralikrishna
1974–75 G. K. Venkatesh Bhakta Kumbara
1973–74 Rajan-Nagendra Eradu Kanasu [18]
1972–73 Vijaya Bhaskar Sankalpa
1971–72 Vijaya Bhaskar Yaava Janmada Maitri
1970–71   Salil Chowdhary Samshaya Phala
1969–70 T. G. Lingappa Sri Krishnadevaraya
1968–69 M. Ranga Rao Hannele Chiguridaga
1967–68 Vijaya Bhaskar Belli Moda

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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