They sparked on the silver screen with their iconic charisma and remarkable talent. Sridevi and Rekha who once not only ruled the Bollywood with their beauty but has won the hearts of cinephiles, are soon to be accorded with ANR National Award. Felicitating the actresses’ accomplishments in the Indian film industry, Legendary actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao’s son Nagarjuna announced the awards in a recent press meet.
The awards have been presented to the actors in the film industry by the Akkineni International Foundation, which was instituted by the Akkineni family in memory of the Akkineni Nageswara Rao. However, the award was not given last year, including which the names of actress Sridevi and Rekha were declared as the Akkineni National Awardees for the year 2018 and 2019 respectively. Akkineni Nagarjuna, along with T. Subbarami Reddy, announced the names in a press conference. It was also announced that the awards ceremony will be held at Annapurna Studios on November 17. Megastar Chiranjeevi will grace the event as the chief guest. Nagarjuna stated that graduation degrees to students of Annapurna College of Film and Media will be conferred at the same event.