'Tingya' a marathi movie is emerging as an award getting film for debutant director Mr.Mangesh Hadawale. This time mangesh hadawale won the LANKESH CHITRA PRASHASTHI award for r BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR for movie 'Tingya'.He will be felicitated by this award on 8th March in Bangalore with cash prize of Rs.10000 and a silver medal on the lines of the national Rajat Kamal award and a citation. His award winning film tingya will be screened at the same evening for the press and the public.
Before this year,a malayalam film Sancharram won the award for 2004-2005 and Bengali film Herbert won the award for 2005 - 2006.Lankesh Chitra Prashasti, an award constituted in the name of Late P. Lankesh one of the literary giants of Karnataka .P.Lankesh was one of the literary giants of Karnataka. A multi-faceted personality, he was at once a leading writer, a popular journalist and a creative filmmaker. Known as the angry young man of Kannada literature in his youth, Lankesh went on to win the central Sahitya academy award, established the largest selling Kannada Weekly magazine and won both national and state awards for his films.
P. Lankesh passed away at the age of 65 in the year 2000. In his remembrance, his daughter Kavitha Lankesh has constituted this award.