Pyramid Saimira has announced the Pyramid Saimira Cine Gandha Awards 2007, in recognition of contributions that have been made to the Kannada film industry.
The Awards include various categories like Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor in Lead Role, Best Actress in Lead Role, Best Actor in Supporting Role, Best Actress in Supporting Role, Best Debut Director, Best Editor, Best Music Director and Best Choreographer.
Along with the fore-mentioned awards, other special awards were also presented, which include the Saptaswara Award for the seven music directors, Snehajeevi Awards to Dr. Vishnuvardhan, Ambarish, Srinath and Ravichandran and the Dr. Rajkumar Trinetra awards to his sons Shivraj Kumar, Raghavendra Rajkumar and Puneeth Rajkumar.
The jury that examined the nominations in the various categories comprised of actor Srinath; senior journalist P. G. Srinivasa Murthy; Thomas D’souza, Secretary, Karnataka Film Chambers of Commerce; Shivram Christ, Member, Censor Board Panel and Dr. Girija Mahesh.
The Awards are an embodiment under the Kannada channel, Kasturi TV. The Awards ceremony was held at the Bangalore Palace, on March 2.