Akkineni Nagarjuna invited Megastar Chiranjeevi as the chief guest and TSR as special invitee to the event.
Nagarjuna did became a host while giving awards at the ceremony and praised Sridevi for her contribution and their friendship.
Boney Kapoor received the award and was visibly shaken on the stage. To make the moment lighter, Nagarjuna shifted the conversation to Rekha.
He praised her beauty and asked her about her beauty secret. She replied that she does the same what Nag does.
Later Nag wished to work with her on stage and Megastar Chiranjeevi took the mic and said that he wants to see Nag-Rekha as a pair in a movie, where Nag will do a dual role.
Rekha thanked ANR family for the award and remembered that ANR's film, Intiguttu, was her first ever film and she was just one year old back then. She praised ANR, NTR and Telugu Cinema and shocked many by talking in Telugu.
Nag remembered ANR on the stage and said that ANR will live on through this award till the Indian Cinema and Telugu Cinema, Industries are in Business and beyond too, in the hearts of all cinema lovers.