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'Thithi,' 'Marikondavaru' and 'Mythri' have been declared Best Films. Pictured: A movie still from 'Thithi.'Thithi Facebook Page

The Karnataka State Film Awards for the year 2015-16 were announced on Tuesday, May 18. Raam Reddy's Kannada movie "Thithi," which has already bagged many awards, won the Best Film Award, "Marikondavaru" bagged the second-Best Film Award, and Puneeth Rajkumar and Mohanlal-starrer "Mythri" won the third-Best Film Award.

"Last Bus," "Krishna Leela" and "Shivayogi Sri Puttayyajja" are the other films that walked away with major honours. Here, find the complete list of winners:

First Best Film: Thithi
Second Best Film: Marikondavaru
Third Best Film: Mythri
Best Film With A Social Message: Shivayogi Sri Puttayyajja
Best Family Entertainer: Krishna Leela
Best Children's Film: Mane Modalla Pathashala
Best Film By A Debutant Director: RangiTaranga (Anup Bhandari)
Best Regional Dialect Film: Telanga Neer (Kodava)
Best Actor (Male): Vijay Raghavendra (Shivayogi Sri Puttayyajja)
Best Actor (Female): Malashri (Ganga)
Best Supporting Actor (Male): Ramesh Bhat (Mana Manthana)
Best Supporting Actor (Female): Pooja SM (Thithi)
Best Story: Sanju Kathkar (July 22, 1947)
Best Screenplay: Shashank and Raghu Kovi (Krishna Leela)
Best Dialogues: Ere Gowda (Thithi)
Best Cinematography: Ananth Arasu (Last Bus)
Best Music Director: Sridhar V Sambharam (Krishna Leela)
Best Editing: Srujith Nayak (Chandikori)
Best Child Actor (Male): Ajith Sharma (Ashtavakra)
Best Child Actor (Female): Mevisha (Savi Nilaya)
Best Art Director: Avinash Narasimharaju (Last Bus)
Best Lyricist: Nagendra Prasad (Yedeyalli Yaro Ghazal - Muddu Manase)
Best Playback Singer (Male): Santosh Venky (Sundarangiye - Preethiyali Sahaja)
Best Playback Singer (Female): Shamitha Malnad (Talamalada Maleyalli - Bekku)
Jury's Apecial Award: Jupiter animation for computer graphics (Shivalinga)