'Kakatiya Thorana Puraskaram' As Film Awards?

By - January 23, 2017 - 08:48 PM IST

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It has been a while since the state of Andhra Pradesh got bifurcated into two and since then the official state level awards function has not taken place. Earlier, it was the Nandi awards and after that the new name for Telangana based awards was not locked.
However, the state Cinematography minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav has gone through a series of meetings and has made an announcement. Apparently, many names such as ‘Nemali’ ‘Palapitta’ ‘Simham’ and others were considered.
But finally, it is heard that the government has decided to name the awards as ‘Kakatiya Thorana Puraskaram’. This is going to commence from this year from Dussehra festival onwards. The government is aiming to bring delegates from 100 countries for this event.