NTR award to film Veteran actress Sharada
Veteran actress Sharada has bagged the NTR National Award instituted by the state government for the year 2010.
The government on Monday also announced the recipients of some other important awards for film personalities.
Sharada, 66, is well-known as 'Urvasi' Sharada and has acted in more than 300 films in Telugu and Malayalam. Hailing from Tenali in Guntur district, Sharada also became popular in Malayalam films. She began her acting career in 1955 with Telugu film 'Kanyasulkam'. Her film 'Iddaru Mithrulu' with Akkineni Nageshwara Rao later was a major hit that propelled her to stardom. In 1968, she won the best actress award for her performance in 'Tulabaram', a Malayalam film.
veteran actor, producer and director Mannava Balaiah has been chosen for the prestigious Raghupati Venkaiah award.
AVM’s Saravanan Subramaniam has won the Nagireddy-Chakrapani award.
Senior Tollywood producer Edida Nageswara Rao will be honoured with a Special Jury award.
All the awards will be presented at the Nandi Awards ceremony, which is going to be held on March 23 in Hyderabad.
Mon 19 Mar, 2012,10:26:38 PM