2017 Karnataka State Film Awards
The 2017 Karnataka State Film Awards
, presented by Government of Karnataka
, felicitated the best of Karnataka cinema
released in the year 2017. The list of winners were announced on 25 October 2018. The jury panel headed by director N. S. Shankar submitted the list of winners to the Chief Minister H. D. Kumaraswamy
Lifetime achievement award
A committee headed by director Kavitha Lankesh
was appointed to evaluate the awards. Other jury members were actress Rekha Rao, cinematographer Basavaraj, Director KN Vaidyanath and singer Chandrika Gururaj.