Updated on : Feb 28, 2011
The Karnataka government has instituted the doyen of Kannada cinema direction SR Puttanna Kanagal awards in 1986-87 and Dr Rajakumar award in 1993-1994 in recognition of the meritorious services. It was Rs.1 Lakh cash prize in the beginning and it is now Rs.2 lakh.
SR Puttanna Kanagal Awards! Gallery