Awards & Winners

Puttanna Kanagal

Shubraveshti Ramaswamiah Seetharama Sharma known by his stage name Puttanna Kanagal was one of the prominent Kannada film directors of the 1960s and the 1970s. Although the majority of his films were on offbeat or taboo subjects, he endeared himself to both the critics and ordinary film goers alike. He also directed a handful of films in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. He received three National Film Awards, three Southern Filmfare Awards and numerous Karnataka State Film Awards. Karnataka state is honoring film directors and various personalities with Puttanna Kanagal Award in his memory and honor every year during the Karnataka State Awards function.

Awards by Puttanna Kanagal

Check all the awards nominated and won by Puttanna Kanagal.




Filmfare Award for Best Director – Kannada
Honored for : Edakallu Guddada Mele