Telugu cinema veteran Nageshwara Rao gets Padma Vibhushan

New Delhi, Jan 25 (Calcutta Tube) Veteran Telugu actor A. Nageshwara Rao, who has worked in more than 250 movies in his about seven-decade-long career, was named for the Padma Vibhushan, the nation’s second highest civilian award, on the eve of Republic Day Tuesday.

The 86-year-old has worked in mythological and social dramas and some of his well-known movies are ‘Tenali Rama Krishna’, ‘Kalidasu’, ‘MayaBazaar’, ‘Missamma’, ‘Dasara Bullodu’, ‘Prem Nagar’ and ‘Premabhishekam’.

He is the recipient of Dada Saheb Phalke, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri as well.

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