Upendra, Radhika win Best Actor trophies in Udaya Awards

While everyone thought that Darshan would get the best actor award at all the major award functions this year, Upendra sprung a surprise

Upendra bagged the Best Actor for his performance in Kalpana at the Samsung Udaya Awards. Radhika Pandit bagged the Best Actor Female award for Addhoori.

The Udaya Awards function was held at Palace Grounds in Bangalore and the awards in all major categories were given away amidst performances by top stars like Puneet Rajkumar, Shivarajkumar, Ganesh, Prem, Shreya Sharan, Vijay Raghavendra and others. Home and Deputy Chief Minister R Ashok was the chief guest for the evening.

The other awards were: Lifetime Achievement Award for Dwarkish and Jayamala, Best Film Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna, Best Music V Harikrishna (Addhoori), Best Cinematographer for HC Venu (Kataariveera Surasundarangi), Most Promising Young Actor Male and Female – Dhruva Sarja and Soundarya Jayamala, Best Supporting Actor Male Dharma (Edegaarike), Best Supporting Actor Female Tara (Bhageerathi), Best Lyrics Yogaraj Bhatt (Drama), Best Action Direction Ravi Verma (Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna) and Best Choreography for Imraan Sardariya (Anna Bond).