Hyderabad: The T Subbarami Reddy-TV9 film awards for the year 2011-12 were announced here on Thursday by MP and TSR Lalithakala Parishad founder T Subbarami Reddy. While artists from Telugu industry were honoured in different categories, members from Tamil and Malayalam industries along with Bollywood have been chosen for special jury awards. The awards ceremony will be held on Saturday at Shilpa Kala Vedika here.
For the year 2011 in Telugu, Mahesh Babu-starrer Dookudu won five awards, while Sri Rama Rajyam and Mogudu pocketed two awards. Others Telugu films such as Badrinath, 100% Love, Veedinthe, Anaganaga Oka Dheerudu, Gangaputrulu and Mangala won one award each. Nandamuri Balakrishna won the best actor award for his performance in Telugu mythological-drama Sri Rama Rajyam, while actor Allu Arjun pocketed the best hero award for his performance in action-drama Badrinath.
Actresses Taapsee Pannu and Tamanna Bhatia were awarded the best actress and best heroine awards for Telugu films Mogudu and 100% Love, respectively. While director Sreenu Vaitla won the best director award for Dookudu, producer Yelamanchili Sai Babu won the best producer title. Actors Prakash Raj and Brahmanadam won the best character actor and best comedian awards for Dookudu, respectively.
Actress Sana was awarded the best character actress for the film Veedinthe, while compose SS Thaman won the best music director award for Dookudu. Karthi won the best playback singer male award for Mogudu and NS Ramya pocketed the best playback singer female award for Dookudu. Manchu Lakshmi won the best actress for negative role for her critically acclaimed performance in Anaganaga Oka Dheerudu. Charmi Kaur and Ramki were awarded best jury awards for the performance in Mangala and Gangputrulu, respectively.
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Akkineni Nagarjuna's Telugu period-drama Rajanna won the special jury award for best film, while his father Akkineni Nageswara Rao also won a special jury award for his contribution to Telugu cinema as producer and actor. Tamil actress Sneha and child artist Baby Annie were awarded the special jury awards for their performance in Rajanna.
For 2012 in Telugu, mythological-drama Shirdi Sai won three awards, while fantasy-drama Damarukam and Denikaina Ready pocketed two awards each. Other Telugu films such as Eega, Gabbar Singh, The Businessman and Krishnam Vande Jagatgurum won one award each. Akkineni Nagarjuna won the best actor award for Shirdi Sai and Ram Charan won the best hero award for his performance in Racha.
For her performance in critically acclaimed film Eega, Samantha Ruth Prabhu won the best actress award, while Anushka won the best heroine title for Damarukam. While Puri Jagannath was awarded best director for his film The Businessman.
Mahesh Reddy won the best producer award for Shirdi Sai. Brahmanadam and Surekha Vani won the best comedian male and female awards for the performance in Denikaina Ready.
Kota Srinivasa Rao won the best character award for his role in Krishnam Vande Jagatgurum, while Devi Sri Prasad was awarded the best music director for the film Damarukam. V Srinivas was awarded best singer male for Gabbar Singh. Kousalya pocketed the best singer female award for Shirdi Sai.
The special jury awards were handed over to Vishnu Manchu for Denikaina Ready and Nitin Reddy for Ishq. Tanikella Bharani and Khadir Babu were awarded the special jury award too for their directorial excellence in films Mithunam and Onamalu, respectively.
Director M Venkateswara Rao was also handed the special jury award for his children's film Chadukovali. Veteran Telugu actor Krishnam Raju was awarded the lifetime achievement award along with Kaikala Satyanarayana.
Actor-producer Mohan Babu won the best actor of millennium award, while director K Raghavendra Rao won the star director of millennium award. Dil Raju was awarded best producer under special awards category.