Nandi awards for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016 has announced.
Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh State Film Development Corporation (FDC) has publicized the list of winners of the Nandi Awards for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016.
A delegation from the film industry, run by FDC Chairman Ambica Krishna and Nandamuri Balakrishna, has met with Andhra Pradesh state Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu and given the list of Nandi award-winners with him. Panel members Ms. Jeevitha, Mr. Giribabu and Mr. Pokuri Baburao clarified to him the procedure of selection of nominations and finalisation of awardees.
Legend movie has been selected as the Best Film of 2014; Bahubali, of 2015; and Pelli Choopulu, of 2016.
Nandamuri Balakrishna has been selected as the Best Actor of 2014 for his character in Legend movie; Mahesh Babu for the year 2015, for his role in Srimanthudu movie; and Jr. NTR, of 2016, for his character in Nannaku Prematho movie.
Boyapati Srinu has been selected as the Best Director for the year 2014 for his movie Legend; Bahubali director S.S. Rajamouli is selected for the year 2015; and Satish Vegesna, of 2016, for his flick Sathamanam Bhavati.
The award staging ceremony will be conducted in January 2018. Chandrababu Naidu stated that the film industry of Andhra Pradesh would have to grow with rapid speed.
He also said that both Visakhapatnam and Amaravati would be appropriate locations for this. “Visakhapatnam is a handy location for the film industry, but Amaravati will be the best city in the future. In a few days, the verdict will be made —Amaravati or Visakhapatnam.”
The gathering was also attended by Mr. Venkateswar, the MD of the FDC, Mr. Murali Mohan, Raghu (Kallu), journalist Prabhu, and actors Prabha and Ooha.