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20 June 2011

Lux Sandal Cinemaa awards 2011 were presented by MAA TV today evening at a function organized in Hotel Nvotel tonight. It was attended by loads of film celebrities. Allu Arjun and Kamal Kamaraju walked on the ramp where as actresses like Priyamani, Charmme and Vimala Raman performed to film songs.

The awards selection looked good with sensible films like Ye Maya Chesave, Maryada Ramanna, Vedam, Prasthanam and Leader dominating the selection. Here is the list of winners -

category Winner Film
Lifetime achievement award P Bala Subramanyam  
Best film Maryada Ramanna (Shobu Yarlagadda & Prasad Devineni) Maryada Ramanna
Best actor Bala Krishna Simha
Best actress Kajal Agarwal Brindavanam
Best director Gowtam Menon Ye Maya Chesave
Best music director AR Rahman Ye Maya Chesave
Best debut actor Rana Daggubati Leader
Best debut actress Samantha Ye Maya Chesave
Best villain Nagineedu Maryada Ramanna
Best supporting actress Suhasini Leader
best supporting actor Sai Kumar Prasthanam
Best comedian Brahmanandam Adurs
Best cinematographer Manoj Paramahamsa Ye Maya Chesave
Jury appreciation Nagayya Vedam
Critics choice film Prasthanam (Deva Katta) Prasthanam
Critics choice director Krish Vedam
Promising face of the year Tapsee Jhummandi Naadam
Critics choice actress Anushka Vedam
Critics choice actor Prabhas Darling
Special appreciation award Sunil Maryada Ramanna

Actress Suhasini mentioned that Sekhar Kammula has fans in Tamilnadu as well. Actor Sai Kumar dedicated his award to his father PJ Sharma (father’s day). Brahmanandam dedicated his award to his father figure Allu Ramalingaiah.

Nagayya who got rave appreciation for his act in Vedam was also given financial support. MAA TV has donated 2 lacs to him. Comedian Ali gave rs 5000/-.

Allu Arvind said that he got impressed with Prasthanam so much that he searched for Deva’s number and spoken with him for half-an hour.

Deva Katta said that making a film like Prasthanam is a hard task as there are no wrong notes in it.

Krish said that the title ‘Vedam’ is inspired by the last song of legendry director K Viswanath’s Sagara Sangamam.

Rana’s buddy Ram Charan Tej accepted the award on behalf of Rana. Charan also recollected his childhood days when he used to share lunch boxes with Rana.

SPB dedicated his lifetime achievement award to Rama Krishna.

Bala Krishna said that the story of Simha was born out of the get-up with a powerful beard and mustache. He also mentioned that he is doing Sri Ramarajyam without mustache.

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