BHUBANESWAR: Acclaimed actor Ramachandra Pratihari was conferred the coveted Jayadev Samman – State’s highest honour for one’s contribution to cinema – during the 20th State Film Awards presentation ceremony for the year 2007 at Utkal Mandap here on Friday. The honour caries a cash award of Rs.25, 000.

Culture Minister S.N.Patro presented the awards while Commissioner of Culture B.C.Jena was present.