Awards & Winners

Bommireddy Narasimha Reddy

Date of Birth 02-December-1908
Place of Birth Kadapa
Nationality India
Also know as B.N. Reddi, Narasimha Reddy Bommireddy, B. N. Reddy, बी.एन. रेड्डी, नरसिंह रेड्डी बोम्मीरेड्डी
Profession Film director, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Writer
Bommireddy Narasimha Reddy was an Indian film director and an early figure in the Telugu cinema. He was eldest of the three brothers; others are B. Nagi Reddy and B. N. Konda Reddy. He was popularly known as B. N. Reddy. He is the director who balances artistic values and business needs in the right proportion. Many of his earlier films like Vande Mataram, Devatha had Chittor V. Nagaiah as lead. His Malliswari starring N T Rama Rao and Bhanumathi is considered a timeless Indian film classic. He was the first person to receive the prestigious 'Dada Saheb Phalke Award' from South India. He was the first Indian film personality, to receive the Padmabhushan by government of India. He was the first Indian film personality to receive the Doctor of Letters honor

Awards by Bommireddy Narasimha Reddy

Check all the awards nominated and won by Bommireddy Narasimha Reddy.


Dadasaheb Phalke Award
(Awarded as a Director)


Filmfare Award for Best Film – Telugu
Honored for : Bangaru Panjaram


Nandi Award for Third Best Feature Film
Honored for : Bangaru Panjaram