Kota Srinivasa Rao was conferred
with the India's 4th highest civilian award, Padma Shri, by the
honorable President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee. A picture of Kota, receiving the Padma
award has been making rounds on the internet.
Along with the Tollywood big wigs, many of the industry
celebrities expressed their happiness over the happening. Though
there has been a little nagging about the delay in honoring the
versatile actor with the prestigious award, everybody were happy
about the legend getting the due honor, finally.
Kota is one of the finest method actors of contemporary Telugu
cinema. He has starred in more than six hundred and fifty feature
films in Telugu and he is a seasoned actor in Tamil and Hindi as
He's the recipient of six Andhra Pradesh state government Nandi
awards.Talking about the Civilian award, "I feel honoured.
It's the recognition of my work. It came to me as a surprise
because I never expected it", said Kota.
it is indeed a proud and happy moment for all the Telugites. Let
us take a moment to congratulate the actor on this