Suddala Ashok Teja is one of the prolific lyric writers that our Telugu land is blessed with. He is known for his powerful words and effortless writing. Nobody can forget his power packed lyrics for "Nenu Saitham" in Chiranjeevi's Tagore. Now the lyricist has got a unique honor as the prestigious Komaram Bheem National Award is being given to him this year.
Komaram Bheem National Awards have begun four years ago and are given in remembrance of the freedom fighter Komaram Bheem who worked on tribal rights, and fought over Jal, Jungle and Zameen agitations of Telangana Region. Suddala Ashok Teja was chosen for this award because of his impactful lyrics which suit the ideals of Komaram Bheem and influence a generation of listeners.
The award will be presented to Suddala Ashok Teja in the 3rd week of October at Ravindra Bharati, one of the prime cultural venues in Hyderabad.