The state-sponsored Nandi Awards for excellence in cinema will be given away at a function to be held on November 8 at NTR stadium in Hyderabad. Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy will preside over the function.
M.S. Reddy and D. Rama Naidu have been named for the prestigious Raghupathi Venkaiah Awards for the years 2005 and 2006. The NTR Memorial Film Awards for the years 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 will go to G. Krishna, Ilayaraja, Ambarish and Waheeda Rahman.
The Nandi Awards for the best feature films and for the best hero and heroine for the years 2005 and 2006 will go to Siva Balaji and Sindhu Tolani for Pothe Poni and to Siddharth and Genelia for Bommarillu.