Santosham 13th Anniversary Awards 2015
Santhosham Awards 2015, presented by Telugu magazine Santhosham, was held on August 21 in a gala event in JRC Convention Hall, Hyderabad. As per audience request, Nandamuri Natasimham Balakrishna who graced the event as chief guest as tapped his feet with yesteryear dance star Jyothi Lakshmi. Not just that, he also crooned for a song. As per the anchors request, he has amused everyone with his dialogues. Suresh Kondeti received lots of appreciations for organising Santhosham Anniversary Awards in a prestigious way. Like every year, this year too film festival was happened in a grand way with the presence of all prominent people and legends in the industry. Like every year this year too people flooded for this event.
Natasimham Nandamuri Balakrishna has received 2014 Legendary Actor Award by renowned senior director Kodi Ramakrishna at this grand function. Ram Charan received Bets Hero Award for the film ‘Govindudu Andarivadele’. Cinematography Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav has presented Golden Jubilee Award to Super Star Krishna on the same stage. Vijaya Nirmala has received Lifetime Achievement Award, while Gollapudi Maruthi Rao has received Allu Ramalingayya Memorial Award. As a tribute to Ramanaidu, Suresh Kondeti has included Ramanaidu memorial award in the Santhosham awards and Mega Producer Allu Aravind has received the first Award. Kaikala Satyanarayana has received Diamond Jubilee Santhosham Award as senior actor. Prominent senior director Sangeetham Srinivasa Rao, Smt. Annapurna, Rama Prabha and Geethanjali have received Lifetime Achievement Awards. Senior comedian Sudhakar has received Santhosham Special Award. Vandematharam Srinivas and MS Viswanath have received Memorial Award. Renowned director VV Vinayak received Sensational Director Award.
Here are the complete list of award winners…
Best Director: Vikram Kumar (Manam).
Best Actress: Shriya (Manam).
Best Debut Director: KV Ravindra (Power).
Best Music Director: Anoop Rubens (Manam).
Big FM Music Award: Devi Sri Prasad (Nenokkadine).
Best Cinematography: Ram Prasad (Legend).
Best Film: Manam.
Best Producer (Male): Nallamalapu Bujji and Dr K Venkateswara Rao (Race Gurram).
Best Supporting Actress: Smt. Jaya Sudha (Yevadu and Govindudu Andarivadele).
Best Debut Hero: Sai Dharam Tej (Pilla Nuvvuleni Jeevitham).
Speaking on the occasion, Natasimham Nandamuri Balakrishna said, “It’s not an ordinary thing to present ‘Santhosham’ awards for 13 years without a break. I wish Santhosham cine magazine which has completed 12 years will continue its success and organize many functions in future. I would like to thank Suresh Kondeti on behalf of our film industry. Suresh Kondeti is encouraging good talents by organising this. I’m thankful to the producers, director and the film unit of ‘Legend’. The film has created sensational records only because of the team work. My father used to say that acting is not imitating, it is giving life to the role. I am only committed to take up the whole Hindupur constituency into another level with the team work. Development is our primary criteria and we are going the way strong on the same as an MP. I wish and congratulate Santhosham team.”
Ram Charan said, “’Govindudu Andarivadele’ has given much satisfaction to me. I’m really very happy that I’ve received the Award for that film. I’m thankful to Santhosham team.”
Addressing the gathering, Allu Aravind said, “I’m very happy that I’ve received Ramanaidu memorial award which was started this year. Because he is my inspiration and I followed his footsteps. Dr. Ramanaidu should be truly considered a national producer and not restricted to Telugu industry. I’m very glad to receive the Award on his name. I congratulate Suresh Kondeti for organizing this wonderful event every year.”
On this occasion, Superstar Krishna said, “Suresh Kondeti, who started his career as a journalist, is rising up by organising Santhosham Anniversary Awards in a prestigious way every year and running Santhosham Magazine without missing a week. I wish Santhosham cine magazine which has completed 12 years will continue its success and organize many functions in future. I’m very happy that I’ve received Golden Jubilee Award by Cinematography Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav.”
Writer Gollapudi Maruthi Rao expressed his views saying, “I’ve complete rights to receive Allu Ramalingayya Memorial Award. We both had a good relationship. 52 years ago, when I was working as a writer for my first film under K Viswanath’s direction, Allu Ramalingayya had acted in the first seen. I’ve worked with him for several film as an actor also. He is a great actor who can dwell into any character. I’m very glad that I have received the Award in the name of Allu Ramalingayya. I congratulate Suresh Kondeti and Santhosham Cine Magazine team for organizing this wonderful event.”
Rebel Star Krishnam Raju, said, “I’ve good relationship with Suresh Kondeti since he started the magazine. I like him very much. He is a hard worker. It is an extraordinary thing to organize 13 such functions without any break. I wish Santhosham cine magazine which has completed 13 years will continue its success and organize many functions in future.”
Cinematography Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav said, “I congratulate Santhosham cine magazine which has completed 13 years. It not a simple thing to organize such functions without any break. I wish Suresh Kondeti will continue his success and organize many functions in future.”