The prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Awards for South was announced earlier this year and talented young actor Naveen Polishetty won the award in Best Actor Telugu Category for the film, Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya.
The actor shared the picture of his award on Instagram that he received today. He says he is honoured and humbled to receive the Dada Saheb Phalke award for best actor 2020.
The actor also wrote that the award ceremony could not take place due to the pandemic and instead they sent the awards home. “So sweet of them. No one was at home. So our watchman received it. Becoming the first one in our building to receive a Best Actor award ” he wrote a witty liner.
Known for his hilarity, Naveen never fails to make us laugh with his timely punches. The post has garnered a huge number of likes and comments, including Raashi Khanna’s congratulatory wishes.
Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya film was released in 2019, directed by Swaroop RSJ. After megastar Chiranjeevi’s Chantabbai, ASSA can be named as the second-best detective movie made so far in TFI. The film was a hit for its thought-provoking theme with brilliant twists. The film is also quintessential to say that our filmmakers are breaking chains of mediocre and coming up with refreshingly unique concepts.
ICYMI, here’s the complete list of Dadasaheb Phalke South Awards 2020 winners:
Most Versatile Actor: Akkineni Nagarjuna
Best Actor: Naveen Polishetty
Best Actress: Rashmika Mandanna
Best Film: Jersey
Best Director: Sujeet for Saaho
Most Versatile Actor: Ajith Kumar
Best Actor: Dhanush (Asuran)
Best Actress: Jyotika (Raatchasi)
Best Director: R Parthiban (Oththa Seruppu Size 7)
Best Film: To Let
Best Music Director: Anirudh Ravichander
Most Versatile Actor: Mohanlal
Best Actor: Suraj Venjaramoodu (Android Kunjappan Ver 5.25)
Best Actress: Parvathy Thiruvothu (Uyare)
Best Director: Madhu C Narayanan (Kumbalangi Nights)
Best Film: Uyare
Best Music Director: Deepak Dev
Most Versatile Actor: Shivrajkumar
Best Actor: Rakshit Shetty (Avane Srinamnnarayana)
Best Actress: Tanya Hope (Yajamana)
Best Director: Ramesh Indira (Premier Padmini)
Best Film: Mookajjiya Kanasugalu
Best Music Director: V Harikrishna