Telugu Vignana Samithi conferred Sri Krishnadevaraya Award to Dialogue King Sai Kumar, Eminent litterateur Dr. Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad, Actress Jayaprada, and writer Dr. Baraguru Ramachandrappa.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, presented the awards.Councillor Dr.S. Narayana, MLC , Manjunatha Raju, Rajya Sabha member Dr. T. Subbarami reddy, Telugu science committee chairman Dr. A Radha Krishna Raju, Telugu Vignana committee Education Trust chairman K.Muniswami Raju were also present.
Speaking on this occasion Sai Kumar said, His mother tongue is Telugu but He is proud to say that his professional language is Kannada. He also said that, He is planning to produce a serial based on the life of Sri Krishnadevaraya in Telugu and Kannada.
Yarlagadda said, He is delight to receive Kanatakandhra Mahaprabhu Award on the name of Sri Krishnadevaraya. He said The Adikavi Nannaya is also a Kannadian .