Dookudu, Sri Rama Rajyam, Rajanna and Jai Bolo Telangana swept the maximum number of Nandi Awards for the year 2011. Sri Rama Rajyam bagged the Nandi Award for the Best Film and it also won awards for Best Actress (Nayanthara) and Best Music Director (Ilayaraja) among other awards.
Mahesh Babu, Samantha starrer Dookudu bagged the awards for Best Actor (Mahesh Babu), Best Film for providing wholesome entertainment, Best Screenplay (Srinu Vaitla), Best Action Choreographer (Vijay), Best Editing (M R Varma). It’s the seventh time that Mahesh Babu has won a Nandi Award, including special jury awards.
N Shankar’s Jai Bolo Telangana won awards for Best Director, Best Playback Singer (Gaddar) and Best Film for National Integration. Nagarjuna was given a special jury award for his role in Rajanna and the film also won awards for Second Best Film, Best Art Director (S Ravinder) among others. Anaganaga O Dheerudu too bagged several awards.
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