Karnataka State government budging to the court order has cancelled Dr Bharathi Vishnuvardhana selected awards for 30 categories for 2010-2011 and appointed a fresh committee headed by senior director SK Bhagwan.
The new committee of 2010-2011 with members such as Dr Banandur Kempaiah, GN Mohan, R Manjunath, Abdul Rahman Pasha, Padma Kumuta, Radhakrishna Pallakki, Parameshwara Guruswamy, Rangaswamy are the members. With the appointment of new committee for already declared awards the controversy has come to an end. This committee looks in to 52 films to declared 30 awards.
Meanwhile the annual Subsidy committee for 2011 April to December 31, 2011 has been constituted by government of India in the leadership of BS Lingadevaru, director of 'Mouni' and 'Kada Beladingalu' award winning films.
83 films are in the fray and 49 films selected by Lingadevaru committee get Rs.10 lakh subsidy from government of Karnataka. Chakkare Shivashanker, Mohammad Kotpadi, Rajasekhar, Saraswathi Jagirdar, Shivarudraiah, Venkata Subba Rao are other members.