City-born actor and MP Jayaprada was awarded ‘Lalitha Kala Mayuri' title by the T. Subbarami Reddy Lalitha Kala Parishat at a glittering function here on Wednesday.

Film personalities D. Rama Naidu and Vanisree, Ministers Thota Narasimham and Pinipe Viswaroop, and MP Vundavalli Arun Kumar participated in the felicitation.

Comedians Brahmanandam, AVS, and Ali and up-and-coming actors Saloni, Kamna Jetmalani, and Nikisha Patel cheered the audience. Responding to the felicitation, Ms. Jayaprada said that she owed her success to Rajahmundry.