Nageshwara Rao Akkineni Awards
Filmfare Awards South
Filmfare Best Film Award (Telugu) - Sudigundalu (1968)
Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award - Marapurani Manishi (1973)
Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award - Seetharamaiah Gari Manavaralu (1991).
Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award - Bangaru Kutumbam (1994)
Raghupathi Venkaiah Award (1989)
NTR National Award (1996)
Nandi Award for Best Actor
Bangaru Kutumbam (1994)
Other State honours
Kalaimamani from Tamil Nadu State.
Kalidasu from Madhya Pradesh State. At one point he was also appointed as an adviser to the State Film Development Corporation.
National Film Awards
Dada Saheb Phalke Award
Life time Achievement Award from Telugu Association of North America(TANA) (2012).