Sunday, April 30, 2017
Andhra Pradesh State Assembly Speaker Dr.Kodela Sivaprasada Rao participating as the chief guest for AP State movie, TV and theatre awards function here on Sunday emphasized the need to encourage theatre arts.
Dr.Kodela presented the prestigious Theatre Puraskarams for the years 2016 and 2017 at Anam Kalashetram on Sunday. Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao Rangastala Puraskaram was presented to prominent Stage artiste Gummadi Gopalakrishna for the year 2016. He presented Rs.1.50 lakh cash award and a citation.
For 2017 State level Kandukuri Rangastala Puraskarams to Karnati Lakshmi Narasaiah, Chinta Kabir Das, Rajani Bai and others. Each awardee was given Rs.1 lakh cash award. Five artistes were selected from each district of the 13 districts ad were given Rs.10,000 prize.
The list of winners Kandukuri Puraskarams – 2017 on April 30.