Mangalore, Oct 17 (UNI) Short poem writer H Dundiraj and dance troupe Prabhath Kalavidaru were among those who have bagged the Karnataka Nataka Academy awards for 2006.
Announcing the awards at a press conference here today President of the Academy Srinivasa G. Kappanna said while Dundiraj had been selected for Academy honorary award, Prabhath Kalavidaru had been selected for K Hirannayya Puraskar.
Others who were among the list of awardees included Ramakrishna Belthur, Rajesh Talakad, Siddaraju S S, Mohana Mattanavile, Suresh Angadi and Santhosh Gajanana Mahale. They had been selected for CGK Yuvakaranga Puraskar, he said.
He said that 88 other persons had also been selected for Academy's Suvarna Karnataka Gaurava Puraskara.
The awards would be presented at the two days awards presentation ceremony to be held at Moodabidre in Dakshina Kannada from tomorrow, he said.