Lalitha Kala Parishat honour for Anil Kapoor

MUMBAI: At the second mega cultural festival of T Subbarami Reddy‘s Lalitha Kala Parishat, Anil Kapoor was conferred with the title of Lalitha Kala Samrat.
Union Minister for Rural Development Vilas Rao Deshmukh and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, who participated as chief guests, felicitated Kapoor with a shawl, memento, citation and Veena while presenting him the award.

Kapoor, who recalled his early days as an actor while acting in a Telugu movie, said he still feels attached to Telugu cinema and added that he was honoured to receive the award.
On the occasion, noted actress and Rajya Sabha MP Hema Malini presented a Kuchipudi ballet paying obeisance to Goddess Durga while playback singers S P Balasubramaniam and Chitra rendered a musical nite.

Film producer Allu Arvind, actors Suhasini, Anoushka, Allu Arjun and Poonam Kaur besides Indian Idol winner Sree Ramchandra were presented with ‘TSR Lalitha Kala Parishat‘ awards.

T Subbarami Reddy, MP and chairman of the Parliamentary standing committee on Science & Technology, said the festival was being organised as part of the Parishat‘s aim to promote culture, arts, theatre and literature. 

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