One of the veteran achievers of Kannada cinema Dr Rajesh (father in law of Tamil action king Arjun) gets the prestigious Dr Rajakumar Samskrithi award.
The award given by prestigious Kannada Sahitya Parishat recognizing the contribution of Kannadiga to Kannada cinema carries cash award and citation.
Dr Rajakumar family donated Rs.5 lakhs to Kannada Sahitya Parishat sometime back. From the proceeds earned from Rs.5 lakhs the Kannada Sahitya Parishat one personality annually for the award.
Dr Rajakumar Samskritha Award for Dr Rajesh is given on April 25th at Kannada Sahitya Parishat.