J F D'Souza (Literature), Kudla Anandu Shanbhag (Art) and Vasanth Badekar (Folk) have been selected for the honorary awards for the year.
The award carries a cash prize of Rs 50,000 each, an Academy release here said.
The book awards for the year have gone to writers Roshu Bajpe (poetry), Jeyal Manjarapalke (short story) and Tara Laveena Fernandes (novel).
The awards carry a cash prize of Rs 25,000 each.
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