Nayanthara receives Nandi Award from Big B!

Last Updated: Fri, Apr 12, 2013 06:02 hrs

After winning accolades and all the major awards last year for her outstanding performance in Sri Ramarajyam, Nayanthara received the prestigious Nandi Awards on Thursday evening (April 11) a glittery function held at Lalita Kala Toranam in Hyderabad.

Nayanthara looked incredibly dignified and stunning in a blue chiffon saree designed by Nishka Lulla and was the cynosure of all eyes.  She received the golden statue and a certificate for Best Actress and a bronze Nandi along with Sri Ramarajyam team which bagged the Best Film.

A visibly excited Nayan spoke to “ I am  super happy to receive my first Nandi award and that too for Sri Ramarajyam and the icing on the cake was to get it from Amitabh ji who I admire and respect a lot.”

Labelled as the glam queen of south Indian cinema, it is indeed a major high for Nayan to be a part of a mythology like Sri Ramarajyam. She deserves a big thumbs up for having taken chances, and experiment with different genres instead of being safe and predictable. 

Adds the actress at her emotional best: “My mom is the happiest after she heard that Amitabh ji handed over the trophy to me. And after I walked out with my two trophies and certificates I felt like a proud student who has just attended my convocation.”

We wish Nayanthara all the best and  sum it up with a line that Sri Ramarajyam could not have been possible without Nayanthara.

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