The S. V. Ranga Rao Nandi Award for Best Character Actor winners since 1995:
Samarla Venkata Ranga Rao, popularly known as S.V.R., was an Indian film actor, director and producer known for his works in Telugu cinema and Tamil cinema. Regarded as one of the finest method actors in the history of cinema and one of the greatest actors in Telugu Cinema, Rao was popularly known as "Viswa Nata Chakravarthi". Throughout his film career, which spanned a total of thirty years, Rao garnered various National Honors, International Honors, State Nandi Awards, and the Filmfare Special Award - South. In 1951, Rao appeared in the fantasy film, Pathala Bhairavi, screened at the first India International Film Festival, held in Mumbai on 24 January 1952. Rao received wide reception for his portrayal of Nepala Manthrikudu the tantric in the super-hit film.
The Nandi Awards is the highest award ceremony for excellence in Telugu cinema, Telugu theatre, Telugu television, and Lifetime achievements in Indian cinema, presented annually by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. "Nandi" means "bull", the award being named after the big granite bull at Lepakshi — a cultural and historical symbol of the Telugu people. Nandi Awards are presented in four categories: Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Copper. A variant, the Nandi Natakotsavam Awards for Theater, is also given every year by the government for social, mythological and poetic dramas.
|2009||L. B. Sriram||Sontha Vooru|
|2008||Mukku Raju||1940 Lo Oka Gramam|
|2006||Kota Srinivasa Rao||Pellaina Kothalo|
|2004||Kota Srinivasa Rao||Aa Naluguru|
|2003||Prakash Raj||Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi|
|2002||Nandamuri Harikrishna||Lahiri Lahiri Lahirilo|
|2001||Tanikella Bharani||Nuvvu Nenu|
|1997||Paruchuri Venkateswara Rao||Sindhooram|
|1996||Kota Srinivasa Rao||Little Soldiers|
|1995||Kasinadhuni Viswanath||Subha Sankalpam|
|1994||Krishnam Raju||Jailor Gaari Abbayi|
Koduri Marakathamani Keeravaani, better known as M. M. Keeravani, is an Indian film music composer and playback singer, who works in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi cinema. He is also known by his aliases Marakathamani, Vedanarayana and M. M. Kreem. He has recorded most of his songs with singers S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra. In 1997, he was awarded the National Film Award for Best Music Direction for the Telugu movie Annamayya. He has won 8 Filmfare Awards, eleven state Nandi Awards and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award.
The list of winners of the Nandi Award for Best Feature Film:
The Nandi Award for Best Actor was commissioned by the Nandi Awards committee in 1977. The winner is awarded a "Silver Nandi", "Shri Rajendra Prasad Gold Medal", cash award and a commendation certificate. Venkatesh is the actor to have won the best actor award five times, followed Mahesh Babu with four.
The Nandi Award for Best Actress was commissioned in 1975. The winner is awarded a "Silver Nandi" and a cash award of ₹30,000.
The Nandi Award for Best Director the Award was first given in 1981.
The Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actor is an award presented at the Nandi Awards, instituted since 1981.
The Nandi Award for Best Villain winners since 1985:
The Nandi Award for Best Music Director winners since 1977:.
The Nandi Award for Best Editor winners since 1981:
The Nandi Award for Best Cinematographer winners was commissioned since 1977:
The Nandi Award for Best Male Playback Singer was commissioned in the year 1977:. S.P.Balasubrahmanyam holds the successful record of winning most number of Nandi Awards for Best Playback Singer Male that is 19 times.
The Akkineni Award for best home-viewing feature film winners was commissioned in 1996:
Vijayan is an Indian film stunt choreographer and actor. He is also the president of the Film Employees' Federation of South India (FEFSI). His son, Sabareesh is a Tamil film actor who has started in numerous films.
The Nandi Award for First Best Popular Feature Film winners was institute since 2005:
The Nandi Award for Best Screenplay Writer was commissioned by the Nandi Awards committee in 1977. The winner is awarded a "Copper Nandi", a cash award of ₹10,000 and a commendation certificate.
The Nandi Award for Best Debut Director winners since 1986:
The Nandi Award for Best Male Dubbing Artist winners since 1997:
The Nandi Special Jury Award is given by the state government as part of its annual Nandi Awards for Telugu films since 1981.
The Nandi Award for Best Special Effects instituted since 2003 is given after the Nandi Awards committee selects a film from all the films that released in that particular year, which has the best visual effects.