The strong pillar of Dr.Rajakumar family, his younger S.P.Varadaraju awards for one theatre and film actors were presented in the third year succession by SP Varadaraju Athmeeyara Balaga.
Veteran stage actress Smt.Sarojamma Duttargi who acted in stage plays with Dr.Rajakumar too in the 50’s hailing from Chitradurga district and cinema actor Shani Mahadevappa received the honors on the evening.
Both the veterans recalled the dialogues of stage plays like Sampathi Savaal, Kittur Rani Chennamma and Satya Harischandra and thrilled the audience for their presence of mind and ability.
Sarojamma Duttargi(72)a lady coming all the way from Koppal district taking injections and medicine for her ill health passed a nice piece of advice. ‘Bhakthi, thapassu, Bhaya and Shradde’ Yarige idru Devarigu Hedarabekilla she opined.