Awards
Awards

Filmfare Awards South


Filmfare Best Film Award (Telugu) - Sudigundalu (1968)
Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award - Marapurani Manishi (1973)
Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award - Seetharamaiah Gari Manavaralu (1991).
Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award - Bangaru Kutumbam (1994)

Nandi Awards

Raghupathi Venkaiah Award (1989)
NTR National Award (1996)

Nandi Award for Best Actor

Meghasandesam (1982)
Bangaru Kutumbam (1994)

Other State honours

Kalaimamani from Tamil Nadu State.
Kalidasu from Madhya Pradesh State. At one point he was also appointed as an adviser to the State Film Development Corporation.

Civilian honours

National Film Awards

Dada Saheb Phalke Award

International honours


Life time Achievement Award from Telugu Association of North America(TANA) (2012).
Best of 2014