American NRI Telugu Association (ANTA) has decided to give away
ANTA awards every year to selected film artists of the Telugu film
industry on January 9. The awards selection committee convener
Murali Mohan and coordinator AVS announced the list of ANTA
awardees this year.
They include: Best actor - Krishna, Best Actress - Jamuna, Best
Character Artiste (male) - Gummadi, Best character artiste (female)
- Ramaprabha, Best Singer - P. Suseela, Best Director - Dasari,
Best Lyricist - C. Narayana Reddy, Best dialogue writer -
Maharathi. The awards would be presented to the artistes at a
function to be held at Ravindra Bharati on January 9.