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Kala Samithi to honour Neelankanta

Staff Reporter

VIJAYAWADA: Sarada Kala Samithi, as part of its 26th anniversary, will stage two Nandi-award playlets on March 17 and 18 along with AP Film Development Corporation at Thummallapallivai Kala Kshetram, according to samithi president Sankara Rao on Thursday. Mr. Rao said that "Yogi Vemanna", directed by A. Venkateswara Rao would be performed on March 17 while "Rachapundu" by Mohammad Khaja Valli would be staged on March 18.

"We are also felicitating Tollywood director Neelakanta with best director award. He has directed films like "Show", "Missamma" and "Nandanavanam". MP L. Rajagopal, veteran film actor Mikkilineni Radhakrishna, Achanta Venkatratnam pand others will also participate.