Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was selected for the N.T. Rama Rao National Award for his contribution to cinema as an actor, while filmmaker Shyam Benegal was selected for the B.N Reddi award for his directorial excellence.
Veteran Telugu actor Satyanarayana, known for playing villain roles and supporting characters, will get the Raghupathi Venkaiah award for his outstanding contribution to cinema.
Telugu producer Adiseshagiri Rao, brother of Telugu superstar Krishna, was selected for B. Nagireddy Chakrapani award for his involvement in the constant development of Telugu cinema.
The awards will be presented soon.
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