The celebration of actor Mohan Babu's completion of 40 years in film industry was held at Vizag on Saturday evening and Chiranjeevi, Venkatesh, Sridevi, Jayapradha and many other celebs attended it.
Dr T Subbarami Reddy felicitates artistes of the Telugu film industry on his birthday every year. On his 73rd birthday, the Rajya Sabha member held a grand function to honour actor Mohan Babu for his glorious contribution to Tollywood for over four decades. He also awarded him a new title – "Navarasa Nata Tilakam" through his foundation Subbarami Reddy Kala Peetham.
"Pedarayudu" was one of the biggest hits in the career of Mohan Babu. Victory Venkatesh launched a book titled 'Pedarayudu' at the felicitation ceremony. The students from Mohan Babu-founded school, Sree Vidyanikethan Educational Trust, entertained the guests with their classical dance performances on this occasion.
Addressing the felicitation event, actor-turned-filmmaker Mohan Babu turned emotional and said he missed the presence of legends like NTR, ANR and Ramanaidu. Recalling his struggles in the early days of his career, he narrated how his guru Dasari Narayana Rao supported him and he also praised Chiranjeevi. He thanked all his colleagues from the industry and fans for their support for four decades.
Chiranjeevi, Venkatesh, Nikhil Siddhartha, Sunil, Raj Tarun, Allu Sirish, Sridevi, Jayapradha, Jaya Sudha, Dasari Narayana Rao, K Raghavendra Rao, Boney Kapoor, Suresh Babu, Brahmanandam, Nagababu, Ali, Raghu Babu, JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy and a host of other celebs attended the event. Mohan Babu's sons Manoj and Vishnu and daughter Lakshmi Manchu were seen receiving the guests on the occasion.
Several film and political bigwigs from the two Telugu states congratulated the veteran actor on his illustrious achievements. This felicitation function was aired live on several Telugu TV channels. The event was also live streamed on the official YouTube platforms of TV9 Telugu and NOIX TV. Here are the video and Photos of the Mohan Babu 40 Years Celebrations at Vizag: