Karnataka Telugu Academy is celebrating the 90th birth anniversary of the late actor-turned-politician N.T. Rama Rao by conferring the NTR Award on Kannada film artistes Dwarakish and Malashri.

C.V. Srinivasaiah, general secretary of the Academy, told presspersons on Saturday that the celebrations on June 4 will include a felicitation to Koganti Sathyanarayana, industrialist who has built a musical school in the name of renowned playback singer, the late Ghantasala, at Vijayawada. The day will see and exhibition of NTR's pictures and paintings, a musical programme focusing on the songs of Ghantasala and release of a DVD on actor Savitri.

The event will be held on June 4 at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan at 5.30 p.m.

  • It is instituted by the Karnataka Telugu Academy

  • The award will be given away tomorrow