First prize among 1400 artistes for the “Andhra Jalari” (Fisherman dance) item in the ALL India Dance competitions held at New Delhi.
“Gajarohana samman” at pithapuram.
Prestigeous “Soviet Land-Nehru Award”.
Kalaprapoorna – Doctorate by Andra University along with Dasari Narayanarao, Ramoji Rao, Sunil Gavaskar
First Prize “Swarna Kalasam” among 18 states for the dance dream “Abhijnana Sakuntalam” in the National Sanskrit Drama competitions held at Ujjain.
First Prize: Berlin
First Prize: Visakhapatnam