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Awards

Civilian Awards

Padma Shri, 2013

National Honours

Life Time Achievement Award

Indian Institute of Cartoonists 2001

President of India Rashtrapati Award

Academy of Fine Arts, Tirupati

National Film Awards

Best Feature Film in Telugu

Mutyala Muggu

Best Feature Film in Telugu

Mister Pellam

Filmfare Awards South

Best Director - Telugu

Seeta Kalyanam 1976

Best Director - Telugu

Vamsa Vruksham 1980

Lifetime Achievement Award

2012

State Awards & Honours

Life Time Achievement in Telugu cinema

Raghupathi Venkaiah Award 1986

Asthana Chitrakar

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam

Best direction - Sampoorna Ramayanam

South Indian Film Director's Association 1972

Visishta Puraskaramu

Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University 2002

Life Time Achievement Award

Telugu Association of North America 2012

Shiromani Award

American Telugu Association 1992

Honorary Doctorate "Kala Prapoorna"

Andhra University 1991

Raja-Lakshmi Award

Sri Raja-Lakshmi Foundation, Chennai 1982

Nandi Awards for Best Feature Film as Director

Balaraju Katha

1971

Andala Ramudu

1973

Mutyala Muggu

1975

Pelli Pustakam

1991

Mr. Pellam

1993

Sri Rama Rajyam

2011