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Puneeth Raj Kumar to be honoured with Karnataka Ratna Award

Nov 16, 2021

BANGALORE: Chief Minister Basavaraja Bommai announced the posthumous Karnataka Ratna award to Puneeth Raj Kumar , which was presented by the chief minister Basavaraja Bommai in a function organized by the film industry at the palace grounds in the city. 

‘Puneeth, dear to all of us. I knew him from childhood. A man of early childhood. Puneet is the only man from Karnataka who has won a national award as a child actor. From an early age he was acting brilliantly. It is not easy to act like that at such a young age, ”Bommai said.

Karnataka Ratna is the highest honor at the state level, while the Bharat Ratna is the highest award at the national level.

 The award is given to individuals who have made exceptional contributions in any field. The Karnataka Ratna Award was established in 1992.

Only eight of them have been honored with the Karnataka Ratna Award. Puneet Raj Kumar is the 10th person to receive the posthumous award.

The prize includes a gold medal weighing 50 grams, a letter of thanks, a gift and a school

Karnataka Ratna Recipients

Prior Karnataka Ratna Award recipients
are … Kuvempu (1992), Dr. Rajkumar (1992), S. Nijalingappa (199), CNR Rao (2000), Devi Prasad Shetty (2001) , Bhimsen Joshi (2005), Shivakumar Swamiji (2007), De Javaregowda (2008), D.Virendra Hegde (2009), Puneet Raj Kumar

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