Chennai: For several years now, Nagarjuna and his family have been giving out ANR awards in the memory of his beloved father Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR). Late actor Sridevi and actor Rekha were announced as the recipients of ANR National Award for the years 2018 and 2019 respectively.
Nagarjuna’s production house Annapoorna Studios announced the news on Twitter where it was also mentioned that Chiranjeevi Garu will be attending the event as a special guest. The award ceremony will take place on November 17.
Nagarjuna told mediapersons that Sridevi will be awarded because of her contribution to cinema and Rekha will be felicitated for her excellence in cinema. Some of the earlier recipients of the award were Lata Mageshkar (2009), Hema Malini (2019) and Amitabh Bachchan (2013).