The star has been adjudged the best actor for his inspiring performance in Koratala Siva’s directorial blockbuster film ‘Srimanthudu’. This is one of the many awards the actor has won for the path breaking movie. While fans of Mahesh are elated, fans of NTR and Prabhas are not happy feeling that the efforts of their favorite stars were not recognized.
Stylish Star Allu Arjun conferred with the critics best actor award for his splendid performance as Gona Gannareddy in Gunasekhar’s historical drama ‘Rudhramadevi’. Akhil Akkineni and Pragya Jaiswal received the best debut actor male and female respectively for their performances in ‘Akhil’ and ‘Kanche’.
Legendary singer S Janaki was awarded the Life Time Achievement trophy for having a memorable career.