Raghupathi Venkaiah Award

The Raghupathi Venkaiah Naidu Award is an award issued by the Indian state government of Andhra Pradesh, to recognise lifetime achievements in Telugu cinema. The award was introduced in 1981 in honour of Raghupathi Venkaiah Naidu, a pioneer of the Indian film industry. The winner is presented a Golden Nandi (named after a bull in Hindu mythology), a gold medal, a citation and a cash prize of 50,000 (US$660) at the Nandi Awards functions.

Raghupati Venkaiah Naidu Award
Award for contributions to Telugu Cinema
Awarded forLifetime Achievement
Sponsored byGovernment of Andhra Pradesh
Reward(s)50,000 (US$660)
First awarded1981[1]
Highlights
Total awarded38
First winnerL. V. Prasad
Recent winnerChiranjeevi

RecipientsEdit

 
Chiranjeevi is the most recent recipient (2016)
List of award recipients
Year Recipient Field of work Ref.
1980 L. V. Prasad Director, producer
1981 P. Pullaiah Director, producer
1982 B. A. Subba Rao Director, producer, writer
1983 M. A. Rahman Cinematographer
1984 Kosaraju Raghavaiah Choudary Lyricist, poet, actor
1985 Bhanumathi Actor, producer, singer, music director, director, writer
1986 Bapu Director
Mullapudi Venkata Ramana Writer
1987 B. Nagi Reddy Producer
1988 D. V. S. Raju Producer
1989 Akkineni Nageswara Rao Actor
1990 Dasari Narayana Rao Director, producer, actor
1991 K. Viswanath Director
1992 S. Rajeswara Rao Composer
1993 D. Madhusudhana Rao Producer
1994 Anjali Devi Actress
1995 K. S. Prakash Rao Actor, cinematographer, director, producer
1996 Inturi Venkateswara Rao Film journalist
1997 V. Madhusudhan Rao Director, producer, screenwriter
1998 Gummadi Actor
1999 P. Shanthakumari Actress, producer
2000 Tadepalli Lakshmi Kanta Rao Actor, producer [2]
2001 Allu Ramalingaiah Actor [3]
2002 P. Susheela Playback singer [4]
2003 V. B. Rajendra Prasad Producer
2004 Krishnaveni Actress, producer [5]
2005 M. S. Reddy Director, producer, writer [6]
2006 D. Ramanaidu Producer, actor [7]
2007 Tammareddy Krishna Murthy Producer [8]
2008 Vijaya Nirmala Actress, director, producer [9]
2009 K. Raghava Producer
2010 M. Balaiah Director, producer
2011 Kaikala Satyanarayana Actor, director, producer
2012 Kodi Ramakrishna Director
2013 Vanisri Actress [10]
2014 Krishnam Raju Actor
2015 Eswar Writer, publicity designer
2016 Chiranjeevi Actor, producer

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 August 2013. Retrieved 21 June 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Sanmanalu - Awardulu in Anaganaga Oka Raakumarudu (Autobiography), Creative Links, Hyderabad, 2007, pp. 205.
  3. ^ "Nandi Awards Presented". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 2 April 2003. Archived from the original on 24 May 2007. Retrieved 16 April 2007.
  4. ^ "Nandi awards presentation on 18 February". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 15 February 2002. Archived from the original on 30 May 2004. Retrieved 16 April 2007.
  5. ^ "Raghupathi Venkaiah Award for Krishnaveni". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 23 October 2005. Archived from the original on 24 May 2007. Retrieved 16 April 2007.
  6. ^ "Raghupathi Venkaiah award for M.S. Reddy". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 18 February 2007. Archived from the original on 24 May 2007. Retrieved 16 April 2007.
  7. ^ "Raghupathi Venkaiah award for D Ramanaidu". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 1 April 2008. Archived from the original on 2 May 2008.
  8. ^ Raghupathi Venkaiah award 2007 to Tammareddy Krishna Murthy
  9. ^ Ragupathi Venkaiah Award to Vijaya Nirmala[permanent dead link]
  10. ^ "S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, Hema Malini bag NTR awards". The Hindu. 5 April 2017.

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