The 6th and 7th edition of Sakshi Excellence Awards was held yesterday (September 17) in Hyderabad. The former edition was postponed earlier owing to the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown.
Well, at the prestigious award ceremony, Tollywood Superstars Mahesh Babu and Allu Arjun won the Best Actor Awards for the year 2019 and 2021 respectively. The duo's biggest hits Maharshi (2019) and Ala Vaikuntapurramuloo (2020) fetched them the excellence award. The two seasoned actors surprised their zillions of fans as they appeared for the ceremony to pick their respective awards. Mahesh's Maharshi also bagged the Best Director and Best Film awards (2019) which were received by director Vamshi Paidipally and producer Dil Raju respectively.
Interestingly, Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo went on to win the Best Film, Best Director (Trivikram Srinivas), Best Actress (Pooja Hegde), and Best Music (S Thaman) awards for 2021.
Celebrating the massive domination at the Sakshi Excellence Awards ceremony, Allu Arjun took to his social media handle to share a happy group picture with the winners and wrote, "Ala Sakshi Awards Lo. Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Music Director and Best Film."
Ala Sakshi Awards Lo ! pic.twitter.com/i3iV0YOcHS— Allu Arjun (@alluarjun) September 17, 2021
Notably, the official winners list is yet to be released.
On a related note, Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo was released on January 12, 2020, and is currently streaming on Netflix and Sun Nxt. On the other hand, Maharshi hit the marquee on May 9, 2019, and the film is available on Amazon Prime Video.
Meanwhile, Allu Arjun and Mahesh Babu are super busy shooting for their upcoming films Pushpa and Sarkaru Vaari Paata, which are releasing in December 2021 and January 2022 respectively.