“Legendary thespian Akkineni Nageswara Rao is the most unforgettable actor for Telugu people. It is really appreciable that prominent cine researcher Sanjay Kishore has brought a wonderful photo biography on the name of ‘Mana Akkineni’,” said Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu, the current Vice-President of India, at the Mana Akkineni book launch event held on Tuesday i.e. on October 3 at Swarna Bharathi Trust in Vijayawada.
Famous cine researcher Sanjay Kishore has peened the book. Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu graced the event as chief guest, while Deputy Speaker of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly Mandali Buddha Prasad graced the event as guest of honour. AP Minister Kamineni Srinivas and AP Women Commission Chairperson Nannapaneni Rajakumari were special guests. KIMS Chairperson Bollineni Krishnaiah and prominent cine director and producer Tammareddy Bharadwaja were also graced the event.
After the book launch program, Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu said, “The book ‘Mana Akkineni’ has the biography of the actor and highlights the important milestones in Akkineni Nageswara Rao’s life during his film journey. The book depicts how the actor remains in the hearts of Telugu people forever. The book is the perfect replica to the artistic ability and creativity in Sanjay Kishore. I appreciate Sanjay Kishore for giving us the opportunity to refer the glory of Akkineni Nageswara Rao garu and the glory of Telugu cinema through his wonderful collections.”