While the criticism continuing on the Nandi Awards announced by the Andhra Pradesh government for the year 2014, 2015, and 2016 years, Mega star Chiranjeevi expressed his happiness for announcing his name for the prestigious Raghupathy Venkaiah Award.
Chiranjeevi in a statement said “I’m happy to receive the prestigious Raghupathi Venkaiah Award 2016. I thank the Andhra Pradesh government and the jury for establishing and honoring talents in the memory of such a legendary person. My best wishes to all the winners.”
On the other hand , Rudrama Devi director Gunasekhar questioned Ap govt and Nandi Awards jury.