Jagan Congratulates Phalke Awardee Viswanath

Opposition leader in AP YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has visited K Viswanath’s residence on Friday and congratulated him on receiving Phalke Award for distinguished service to Indian cinema.
YS Jagan congratulating Viswanath on Friday in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh opposition leader YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has called on Dada Saheb Phalke Award winner K Viswanath and congratulated him on the great achievement. YSJ visited the famous film director at the latter’s residence in Film Nagar here on Friday morning. He also received the blessings of Kala Tapasvi. Jagan has greeted the ace director with a flower bouquet.

Jagan has told Viswanath that members of his family are ardent admirers of the director and his films. He said the award should have come to him long ago.  Viswanath said he is happy he was given the award when he is able to see, hear and walk unlike  some of the other awardees who were not able to see or hear when they received the award. He suggested that the recognition should be bestowed on persons who are relatively young and who could be inspired by the award to work with additional commitment st least for two decades.

Sakshi Editorial Director K Ramachandra Murthy and Tollywood channel CEO Maa Sarma also were present.

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