Naga Chaitanya, who’s getting married to Samantha on 6th of October, has received the best actor award for 2016 release ‘Premam’ at Santosham South Indian Film Awards on Saturday while Samantha elected as ‘best actress’ for ‘A..Aa’.
Chay, who received the award from ace producer Allu Aravind, attributed the achievement to his excelled performance in Premam. He said ‘the Malayalam version of Premam had immense impact on me & audiences, which eventually helped me gain applause from critics as well.’ The Akkineni actor added, ‘Samantha’s house is full of awards, and this one will add up it.’
The best director at Santosham Awards was won by Boyapati Sreenu for Sarrainodu and Aadi Pinisetty also bagged best villain award for the same flick. The event was attended by Movie Artists Association President Shivaji Raja, Naresh, Vijay Antony, Allu Sirish, Roshan, Mannara Chopra, Raj Kandukuri, Parichuri and comedian Sapthagiri.