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Tollywood Actors Who Won National Awards

Awards give a formal recognition to the achievement of an actor in the field of acting. The various awards and salutations encourage the actors to perform even better and contribute to the cinema industry. The national awards are the highest awards given for the contribution to the industry by the Government of India. There are many Tollywood actors who won National Awards for their work in the Indian Film Industry. Listed here are some of the actors who have made their mark:

Sudha Chandran

The talented Bharatnatyam actress who lost her leg due to an unfortunate accident won a national award for her stellar performance in “Mayuri” directed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao.

Rohini

The actress won an award for her performance in the movie “Stri” set in the rural countryside.

Akkineni Nagarjuna

Tollywood Actors Who Won National Awards

The actor won a special mention award for his biographical and devotional movie on Annamacharya’s devotion to Lord Venkateshwara.

Prakash Raj

Tollywood Actors Who Won National Awards

The blockbuster movie Anthapuram based on factionalism won the actor a special mention award. His movies Iruvar, and Kanchivaram have bagged him 2 national awards.

Sharada

The actress has won a national award for her performance in the film Nimajjanam in 1979.

Archana

The actress won a national award for her performance in the film “Daasi” in 1989.

Though the Telugu film industry has many superstars it has failed to bag a mainstream award in the category. The 64th national awards came as a pleasant surprise for many as 3 Telugu movies bagged awards. “Shatamanam Bhavathi” was adjudged the Best Popular Film at the National Level, while Raju Sundaram was declared the Best Choreographer for “Janatha Garage”. Sensational Small Movie, Pelli Choopulu was adjudged the Best Telugu Film for the year, and Tarun Bhasker was adjudged Best Dialogue Writer for his work in the film. Lets hope the new year brings new hope for Tollywood.

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