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Nandi Awards announced by AP Government



Nandi Awards

The Andhra Pradesh Government has announced the most prestigious Nandi Awards for the years – 2014, 2015 and 2016. Along with the Nandi Awards  NTR National Awards, BN Reddy and Chakrapani Awards were also announced.

The Jury members have finalised the list of winners of Nandi Awards. Chairman Ambica Krishna and Hindupur MLA Nandamuri Balakrishna will meet AP Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu to confirm the date for Award Ceremony. Mostly, the Award ceremony will be held in the month of December.

In 2014,38  films, in 2015, 29 films, in 2016, 45 films have been selected for this prestigious awards. The Jury members  Nandamuri Balakrishna, Muralimohan, Giri Babu have announced the names of the winners in the press conference. Nandi Award announcement has been kept pending for the last three years because of the bifurcation of the state.

The NTR National Award for 2014 will goes to Kamal Haasan and NTR National Award for 2015 will goes to K Raghavendra Rao and Rajinikanth for 2016.


2014 Nandi Awards:

Best Film: Legend

Best Actor: N Balakrishna ( Legend)

Best Actress: Anjali ( Geetanjali)

Best Supporting Actor: Naga Chaitanya (Manam)

Best Supporting Actress: Lakshmi Manchu (Chandamama Kathalu)

Best Comedian: Brahmanandam (Racegurram)

Best Comedian (female): Vidyullekha Raman (Run Raja Run)

Best villain: Jagapathi Babu (Legend)

Best Music Director: Anup Rubens

NTR National Award: Kamal Haasan

B.N Reddy National Award: Rajamouli

Nagireddy- Chakrapani National Award: Narayana Murthy

Raghupathi Venkaiah Award: UV Krishnam Raju

Special Jury Award: Suddala Ashok Teja


2015 Nandi Awards:

Best Film: Bahubali (The Beginning)

Best Actor: Mahesh Babu (Srimanthudu)

Best Actress: Anushka (Size Zero)

Best Supporting Actor: Posani (Temper)

Best Supporting Actress: Ramya Krishna (Baahubali)

Best Comedian: Vennela Kishore (Bhale Bhale Magadivoy)

Best Comedian (female): Snigdha (Jatha Kalise)

Best Villain: Rana (Baahubali)

Best Music Director: M M Keeravani (Baahubali)

NTR National Award: K Raghavendra Rao

B.N Reddy National Award: Trivikram Srinivas

Nagireddy- Chakrapani National Award: MM Keeravani

Raghupathi Venkaiah Award: Eshwar

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2016 Nandi Awards:

Best film: Pelli Choopulu

Best Actor: NTR (Nannaku Prematho & Janatha Garage)

Best Actress: Ritu Varma (Pelli Choopulu)

Best Supporting Actor: Mohanlal (Janatha Garage)

Best Supporting Actress: Jayasudha (Shatamanam Bhavati)

Best Comedian: Saptagiri (Express Raja)

Best Comedian (Female): Pragathi (Kalyana Vaibhogame)

Best Villain: Aadhi Pinishetty (Sarainodu)

Best Music Director: Mickey J Meyer (A Aa)

NTR National Award: Rajanikanth

BN Reddy  National Award: Boyapati Srinivas

Nagireddy-Chakrapani National Award: KS Rama Rao

Raghupathi Venkaiah Award: Chiranjeevi.

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INS Kalvari: Modi dedicated INS Kalvari Submarine to the Nation



INS Kalvari


India’s first modern conventional submarine, INS Kalvari was commissioned by our Prime Minister  Narendra Modi into Navy’s fleet in Mumbai on Thursday. PM Modi dedicated the submarine to the nation. PM Modi said this is a good example of the fast growing partnership and relationship between India and France.

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba and Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Flag Officer Commanding of the Western Naval Command, were also present at the submarine commissioning ceremony.

This Scorpene-class submarine INS Kalvari has been built by the Mazagaon Dockyard Ltd. French naval defence and energy company DCNS designed this submarine. IT has been built under the  Project-75 of the Indian Navy.

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman mentioned the importance of the ‘Made in India’ submarine. She said it helps the Indian Navy in streamlining operations. PM Modi said  (more…)

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Twist in Vishal Nomination: EC rejects his Nomination





After the high drama and twists, the Election Commission again rejected the nomination papers of Tamil Nadu actor Vishal Krishna for the by-poll in Dr Radhakrishnan Nagar (R.K. Nagar) Assembly constituency. The nomination was rejected by the Election Commission because of some flaws in the nomination papers which were submitted by him.

Deepa the former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s niece, her nomination papers were also rejected by the Election Commission.

As per the instructions of the Representation of People Act, the candidate who is filing his nomination papers should be proposed by 10 members who are residing in the constituency.

The Returning Officer K. Velusamy said,  two persons – K. Sumathy and Deepan, whose names have been present in the list of proposers gave a written complaint about their signatures have been forged.

K. Sumathy and Deepan claimed that their signatures were forged. Chennai District Election Officer D. Karthikeyan said that whatever the order is made by the Returning Officer “is a quasi-judicial order and cannot be changed.”

Vishal submitted an audio clip which has the gist of the telephonic conversation between him and a man related to Ms Sumathy to the Returning Officer. In that Audio AIADMK candidate E. Madhusudanan and his supporter, Rajesh had threatened the proposer family members and they were asked to submit a written complaint to the Returning officer that their signatures were forged.

Vishal has released this audio tape at the press meeting. When Vishal submitted the audio tape to the officials they were accepted his nomination papers. But a few hours later the story repeated again the nomination papers of Vishal has been rejected by the officer. Officials announced at  11:30 that two persons of Vishal’s proposers came to us and told that their signatures were forged. So his nomination was rejected.

Vishal Expressed his disappointment through twitter. He wrote Democracy at its lowest low !! and Disheartening to hear that the nomination made by me was initially accepted & later when I left, has been announced as invalid.

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