The Zee Cine Awards Telugu honoured a lot of film folk over the weekend, even as they got together for a red carpet party.
Here’s looking at moments from the awards night.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Samnatha Ruth Prabhu/Instagram
Samnatha Ruth Prabhu won the Best Actor in Leading Role for Majili and Oh Baby.
She posted a picture of the award and wrote, ‘Thankyou #zeecineawardstelugu for my best actor award #majili #ohbaby .. I hope I always get lucky with such amazing films and I hope my directors always push me to be better .. not everyday is roses and sunshine .. there are some days when I feel I just don’t have it in me .. I am glad that I have the strength to get over such days.. the strength to believe that tomorrow will be better.. because it really is going to be better . I wish that strength for all of you love you.’
Samantha chats with her Oh Baby director Nandini Reddy.
Charmi Kaur won the Best Producer of the Year award for iSmartShankar.
Chiranjeevi won the Best Actor in Leading Role for his period film, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy.
Actor Ram Pothineni won the Sensational Star of the Year award for iSmartShankar.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Pooja Hegde/Instagram
Pooja Hegde won Favourite Actress award for Maharshi and wrote, ‘Thank you Zee Awards but mostly thank you to my fans…”Popular Choice”, “Favourite actor”…these are titles that are possible because of the love you’ll give me..u go out there, buy the tickets and watch my films, YOU make me popular. Thank you for the undying love, the support, for standing up for me and by my side….hope to make u’ll even more proud in 2020.’
Photograph: Kind courtesy Navin Polishetty/Instagram
Chhichhore actor Navin Polishetty won the Best Find of the Year and shared his nominated for the Best Screenplay with Swaroop RSJ.
Their film Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya was honoured with the Best Film and Best Debut Director awards.
‘Thank you guys. Each and everyone of you made this happen 🙂 I share this with all of you that have been on this journey with me. Love you . Also need to find a place for this . I put it on top of the fridge for now,’ he writes.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Priyadarshi/Instagram
Comedian Priyadarshi thanked the Zee Cine Awards and wrote, ‘Best Comedian for #Brochevarevarura. Special appreciation and Best Story for our #Mallesham Movie. Thank you @zeecineawards and you guys-the best Audience.’
Actor Rahul Rama Krishna shared the Best Comedian award along with Priyadarshi for Brochevarevarura.
The Best Music Director Award went to Mani Sharma for iSmartShankar.
Actress Jeevitha Rajashekhar.
Director Kasinadhuni Viswanath mingles with Chiranjeevi.
Director Puri Jagannadh with Charmi.
Choreographer Jani Master.
Director Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam.
Directors A Kodandarami Reddy and B Gopal.