The list of National Film awards will be announced next week. Four to five Telugu films have been listed for the best film in regional language in Telugu.
The top contenders are Rangasthalam, Mahanati, which is a biopic on Savitri and Chi La Sow which is directed by Rahul Ravindran.
Mahanati is the top contender in other categories as well. Also Telugu film C/o Kancharapalem is being considered in other categories. We will have to now wait and see which film will make it to the final list.