First-ever Tulu Cinemotsava awards on Jan 31
Mangaluru: Ten films, including ‘Chali Polilu’ directed by Veerendra Shetty Kavoor and ‘Bangardha Kural’ by Ram Shetty, have been nominated for the first ever Tulu cinema awards in different categories.
The award ceremony is to be held at the Forum Fiza Mall at Pandeshwar here on January 31, a release here said. The model of the award trophy was unveiled at a function held at the mall on January 4.
Other films nominated for the awards are ‘Nirel,’ ‘Brahmashree Narayana Guru,’ ‘Telikeda Bolli,’ ‘Rickshaw Driver,’ ‘Sompa,’ ‘Aamait Asal Emeit Kusal,’ ‘Pakkilu Mooji,’ and ‘Madime.’
Awards will be given in different categories including best actor, actress, supporting actor, villain, comedian, playback singer and choreography. Films in Beary and Konkani languages would also be recognised at the awards ceremony to be directed by Sandeep Malani, the release said.