Jun 10, 2008

Three National Awards for Tollywood

Prestigious National Awards for year 2006 were announced this morning (June 10, 2008) in New Delhi. Three Telugu films bagged the awards. Nandita Das starrer Telugu film – Kamli, directed by KNT Shasthry, won the Best Regional Film (in Telugu) award. D Ramanaidu starrer, Hope, was selected for the Best Film for National Integrity. Best Animated film went to Telugu movie – Kittu.

On other hand, heroine Priyamani won the coveted Best Actress Award for her portrayal of victim of rape in a Tamil movie - Parudhi Veerani.

Best Film – Puzhi Rajyam (Malyalam)
Best Actor – Soumitra Chatarjee
Best Actress – Priyamani