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Updated: April 1, 2014 23:55 IST

Pratibha Puraskar for Natya Avadhani

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Eightythree-year-old Dhara Ramanatha Sastry in Ongole Photo: Kommuri Srinivas
THE HINDU Eightythree-year-old Dhara Ramanatha Sastry in Ongole Photo: Kommuri Srinivas

Noted Natya Avadhani Dhara Ramanatha Sastry has been selected for ‘Pratibha Puraskar’ by the Sanathana Dharma Trust for his contribution to Telugu literature and arts.

The award will be presented to Dr. Ramanatha Sastry by Trust founder Sivananda Murty at a function to be held in Secunderabad on Sriramanavami on April 8.

Dr. Ramanatha Sastry is the founder of the literary art form, ‘Natya Avadhanam’, which is a combination of Telugu drama and literature with dramatic sequences from history, mythology and society.

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