Akkineni Nagarjuna and his family have been giving out ANR awards in the memory of his beloved father Akkineni Nageswara Rao for several years now. Yesterday in an press meet, Nagarjuna announced the ANR Awards for the year 2018 and 2019. Nagarjuna revealed that Sridevi will be honoured for her contribution to cinema for year 2018. Yesteryear actress Rekha will be awarded for her excellence in cinema for the year 2019. Megastar Chiranjeevi is going to grace the event as Chief Guest. In 2017, Baahubali film maker SS Rajamouli was honoured with the award.
Annapurna Studio also tweeted, “The ANR awards for the year 2018 & 2019 were announced today. Late Sridevi B Kapoor & Ms Rekha will be awarded at a ceremony on Nov 17th. Mr. Chiranjeevi Garu will attend as a special guest for the occasion.@acfmofficial third convocation will follow the ceremony.”