Senior actress Jamuna has bagged Mahanati Savitri Award for the year 2010. The award instituted by the Dasari Birthday Celebrations Committee (DBCC) will honour her with a momento and a cash prize of Rs. 2 lakhs on April 4.
DBCC chairman Tammareddy Bharadwaja held a press meet last evening and announced the winners of the awards. Along with Jamuna, Nandini Reddy will be honoured with the Best Debutant Film Director Award for her Telugu film Ala Modalaindi.
It will also honour P Sarath Kumar with the Best Film Journalist Award and Kumara Swamy with the Best Still Photographer Award.
Meanwhile, the DBCC chairman said that the committee will launch a charitable organisation Needa to help the poor students by giving them financial assistance for their education. He further added that it is planning to set up an old-age home for the neglected and ignored elders.