Rajahmundry: Andhra Pradesh Nandi Nataka awards for the year 2013 and 2014 at Nandi Natakotsavam were announced in Rajahmundry on Saturday. In the verse play category for the year 2013, Desamanu Preminchumanna, staged by The Youngman’s Happy Club, Kakinada, won the Golden Nandi, Narthanasala by Sri Sitarama Natyanmandali, also from Kakinada, won the Silver Nandi whereas Sri Gura Raghavendra Charitham staged by Gangothri Nataka Samajam, Peda Kakani, won Bronze Nandi.
In social play category for the year 2013, Dokka Seetamma staged by Gangothri, Pedakakani, bagged Golden Nandi, Hamsa Kada Na Padava staged by Kandukuri Kalakendram, Dowleswa-ram won Silver Nandi whereas Khurbani staged by Madhuri Creations, Hyderabad, won Bronze Nandi. In social playlet category for the year 2013, Kanneti Kadha staged by Mitra creations, Hyderabad, got Golden Nandi, Anaganaga, staged by Young Theatre, Vijayawada, received Silver Nandi whereas Ammakomuddu, staged by Abhinaya Arts Creations, Guntur, bagged Bronze Nandi.
In children’s social playlet category for 2013, Memu Saitam, staged by Zilla Parishat High Scholol, Rajampalli, Prakasam district, bagged Golden Nandi, Nimajjanam by Kalaradhana and Sri Gururaja Concept School, Nandhyala, won Silver Nandi and Uggupalu, staged by Nirmal Vidya Niketan, Kandukuru, Prakasam, won Bronze Nandi.
For 2014, in the verse play category, Vishnu Sayujyam, staged by Sri Sai Srinivasa Cultural Association, Visakhapatnam, bagged Golden Nandi, Sri Krishnabhimanyu staged by T G V Kalakshetram, Kurnool, bagged Silver Nandi and Bhaktha Prahlada, staged by Navakranthi Cultural Association, Hyderabad, got Bronze Nandi.
In the social play category for 2014, Nalugu Godalu Madhya, staged by Vijayaditya Arts, Rajahmundry, bagged Golden Nandi, Rushi staged by Aravind Arts, Tadepalli, Guntur, won Silver Nandi and Brathakanivvandi, staged by Ushodaya Kalaniketan, Hyderabad, won Bronze Nandi.
In social playlet category for 2014, Chivari Adhyayam, staged by Bahurupa Nata Samakya, Visakhapatnam, bagged Golden Nandi, Malli Modalu Pettakandi, staged by K J R Cultural Association, Hyderabad, won Silver Nandi, whereas Pelli Chesi Choodu, staged by Sri Sai Arts, won Bronze Nandi.
In Children’s social playlet category for 2014, Mano Vaikalyam, staged by ZP High School, Rajam Palli, bagged Golden Nandi, Bhadyatha, staged by Meka Arts, Hyderabad, won Silver Nandi, and Akali, staged by Sri Gururaja Concept School and Kalaradhana, Nandyala, won Bronze Nandi.