Jury reveals why ‘Manam’ did not get Nandi Award for Best film!
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Everyone knows the controversy surrounding the Nandi Awards that were announced recently. Nandamuri Balakrishna’s role as the Jury member came under scrutiny after he was credited as the ‘Best Actor’ and his film ‘Legend’ went on to win ‘Best Film’ and ‘Best Director’ awards. Many people also expressed that Mega family was completely ignored
Few sections in the film industry stated that ‘it is really shocking that good films were not appreciated. Instead, films that projected action and violence received the prestigious award.’
The Nandi Awards Jury has finally responded why ‘Manam’ was not awarded the as the best film. ‘Any film that represents the concept of reincarnation or ghosts will not be considered under the postulated rules for the Best Film award,’ said the Jury.
Post the press statement, Nandi Awards Jury has come under severe scrutiny after Akkineni Fans accused the Jury of being biased. ‘The Jury is biased and is showing prejudice while declaring the awards. Manam is one such film that will remain forever in Telugu Film Industry,’ said an association leader. Certain sections of the film industry expressed shock after ‘Manam’ was not credited as the best film.