Posted date: 28/February/2010

The prestigious V Shantharam award for veteran director of Kannada films, documentary film maker M.V.Krishnaswamy was honored for his lifetime achievement at his residence in Malleswaram in Bangalore on Saturday morning.
The first directorate of International Film Festivals MVK was given Rs.5 lakh cheque, gold conch as part of the honor. The nonagenarian said he has not made such big achievement in his life very politely. Due to ill health MVK could not go to the V Shantharam awards evening.

Presenting the award to MVK the Film Division director Kuldip Sinha said a proper invitation was extended to the veteran to attend the awards evening.

The Producers Association President KCN Chandrasekhar pointed that the award for MVK is an award to every Kannadiga. For the terrific work done by MVK in documentary division he was awarded this honor said KCN.

Dr Jayamala in her address stated on March 9 the national award winners from Karnataka will be honored by KFCC. The veteran director Bhagwan, Saiprakash, Sa Ra Govindu, S.A.Chinne Gowda, Tiptur Raghu, Joe Simon, KS Basavaraju, Umesh Kulkarni, Vishwanatha Gowda, HMK Murthy, Ba Ma Harish and others took part in the felicitation event at MVK residence.

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