Sunday, March 11, 2018
The AP State Film, Television and Theatre Development Corporation is going to add short films category in the Nandi awards from next year.
The corporation has been presenting the prestigious awards to the best feature films, theatrical performances and television programmes so far. To begin with, ‘We are conducting Amaravati Short Film Festival this year and the Nandi awards will be extended to short films from next year’, said Ambica Krishna.
As many as 75 theatrical performances would be made during the 18day festival in which hundreds of theater artistes and technicians from all over the State would participate. He said that Kandukuri Veerealingam Memorial Theatre Awards would be presented to the best actors from this year and 10 entries from each district would be finalized. Along wit presenting a cash prize of Rs.10,000 each to 130 artistes, we are also going to present three best awards at the State level’, he said.