Tulasi had announced the Sankarabharanam Awards in the honor of her guru legendary director K. Viswanath. The director was recently conferred the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, and the film fraternity and fans of the filmmaker were in joy. Tulasi had acted in K. Viswanath‘s Sankarabharanam as a child actor and since then has had a steady acting career, majorly in Telugu cinema.
Sankarabharanam Awards, formed in honour of filmmaker K. Vishwanath by actress Tulasi, will honour winners from five film industries which include artists from Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi.
Tulasi also confirmed Aamir Khan won Best Actor award for Dangal and Alia Bhatt for Udta Punjab while Jr NTR bagged Best Actor (male) for his performance in Janatha Garage. From the Tamil industry, Dhanush won the Best Director award for his Tamil directorial debut Pa Pandi and actor Dulquer Salmaan won the Best Actor (male) award for his performance in Malayalam film Oru Vadakkan Selfie.