The event was organised by Asian Lite, a prominent newspaper for the Indian community in Britain, as part of their 10th anniversary celebrations. Mohan Babu, popularly known as the Dialogue King of Telugu cinema, was honoured with Pranam Award by the newspaper for his contribution to Indian cinema. Bob Blackman, Conservative MP from Harrow East and Virendra Sharma, Labour MP from Southall, jointly presented the award to the 66-year-old actor.
In the past Lord Meghnad Desai, Baroness Shreela Flather, Sanskrit scholar Nanda Kumara, entrepreneur T Ramachandran, Philanthropist Rami Ranger, rights activist Zerbanoo Gifford and BBC former sports editor Mihir Bose have been felicitated with the honour.
The 'Best Dialogues' contains the southern star's popular dialogues from hit movies in his four decade long career. The actor, who has been a part of more than five hundered feature films as the lead actor, was accompanied by his wife Nirmala, sons Manchu Vishnu, Manchu Manoj and daughter Manchu Lakshmi.
Representatives from various Telugu and Indian organisations were also present at the occasion.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:54 PM