ANR, the king of romance of the '60s, is celebrating his 86th birthday on 20th September. To honour him, Rasamayi is hosting the Dr. Akkineni Lifetime Achievement Awards 2009 on the same day at Ravindra Bharati. The function will begin at 6pm.
Dr. T Subbirami Reddy (Chairman, Parliament Standing Committee) is the chief guest of the function, along with Padma Bhushan Dr. Akkineni Nageswara Rao. The evening will be hosted by M K R Asha Lata, and the inaugural speech will be made by Padma Bhushan Dr. K I Varaprasad Reddy (Head, Shanta Bio-Tech).
The guests of honor are Dr. C Narayana Reddy, S Kondal Rao (Director, ANR Kalaparishat), N Nageshwar Rao (Chairman, NCS Sugars) and D Anil Kumar (Advisor, Rasamayi).
Before the awards are presented, there will be a vocal performance by E Shiva Prasad, who will present some of ANR's hit songs. This year's recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award are S Janaki (singer), Kaikala Nageshwar Rao (producer), Dr. Rajendra Prasad (actor), Dr. Tirumala Srinivasachrya (poet) and E Shiva Prasad (singer).
Erstwhile recipients of the award include Sridevi, Jayaprada, Bapu-Ramana, Vyjayanthimala, Dr. M S Reddy, Ramanaidu, Vanisri and P Suseela.
Please contact M K Ramu at 98480-14793 for further details.