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Prakash Raj Receives Karanth Award

Actor and Film-maker Prakash Raj received the Kota Shivaram Karanth Huttura Prashasti.
  • Notably, he is in the news because he mocked PM Modi over the murder of Journalist Gauri Lankesh who was close to Raj.
  • Raj accepted the award amid protest and felt happy and honoured to receive it.
  • The award was instituted by the Kotathattu Gram Panchayat in Udupi district.
  • It is given in memory of the Jnanpith Award Winner late Dr. Kota Shivaram Karanth.
  • It was first given in 2005 to former  Union Petroleum Minister M. Veerappa Moily
Prakash Raj Receives Karanth Award Prakash Raj Receives Karanth Award Reviewed by insiya yadav on October 13, 2017 Rating: 5

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