Written By: Giridhar Sreekanth
Telugu Actors who received Civilan honors (Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, Dada Saheb Phlake award) from Government of India
Arts field lo unna ekkuva mandhi passion and dedication tho ee field ki vastaru, vallu korukunedhi recoginition and applause from people.
Cinema field lo ee recogintion modata masses nunchi vachina, awards anevi danini rettinpu chesi oka gouvravanni isthayi.
Filmfare, IIFA lanti private awards enno manakunna, mana Indian government andachesey Civilian Honor awards chala prestigious
and they are awarded by the president of India.
So let’s have a look at telugu actors who received Highest civilian awards :
Note : Order is based on the year received
1) P. Bhanumati Ramakrishna – Padma Shri (1966) & Padma Bhushan (2001)
2) Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao – Padma Shri (1968)
3) Akkineni Nageshwara Rao – Padma Shri (1968), Padma Bhushan (1988), Dada Saheb Phalke Award (1990), Padma Vibhushan (2011)
4) Relangi Venkata Ramaiah – Padma Shri (1970)
5) Kalyanam Venkata Subbaiah a.k.a Kalyanam Raghuramaiah – Padma Shri (1975)
6) Gummadi Venkateswara Rao – Padma Shri (1977)
7) Allu Ramalingaiah – Padma Shri (1990)
8) Konidela Siva Sankara Vara Prasad a.k.a Chiranjeevi – Padma Bhushan (2006)
9) Manchu Bhaktavatsalam Naidu a.ka Mohan Babu – Padma Shri (2007)
10) Ghattamaneni Siva Rama Krishna Ghattamaneni a.k.a Krishna – Padma Bhushan (2009)
11) Kanneganti Brahmanandam – Padma Shri (2009)
Honorable Mention :
12) Paidipati Jayarajulu Naidu a.k.a Paidi Jairaj – DadaSaheb Phalke Award (1980)