Legendary Hero Late Kantha Rao was one of the top stars in 1950s and 60s with equal to NTR and ANR. As now the new state separated from Andhra Pradesh and formed Telangana and Kantha Rao is from Telangana region he becomes the only one Super Star and Legendary actor for the State and occupies the rare position in the state. He acted more than 400 films.
As he deserves to receive many awards and honours, he could not get them from the Government and the Industry as well. In connection with the 91st Birth Anniversary of Kantha Rao on 16th Nov 2014. His wife was felicitated by the Bharat Cultural Academy. Gathered celebrities demanded to the New Govt. to recognize the legendary Hero. Few demands are as follows
* kantharao's name should be recommended for Padma Award by the government.
* His statues should be erected one on tank bund and the other one in film nagar.
* kantharao's biography shall be entertained in text books.
* Telangana Film Institute should be renamed as kantharao Film Institute.
* Government should extend financial support to the members of Kantha Rao's family.