Sunitha Krishnan, the producer of Telugu flick 'Naa Bangaru Talli', bagged the prestigious Nelson Mandela-Graca Machel Innovation Awars 2014 at Johannesberg, South Africa. She is the first Asian to win the Nelson Mandela-Graca Machel innovation award.
Post receiving the honour, Sunitha responded, "What an honor to get an award in the holy land where Gandhiji and Nelson Mandela started their fight for liberty".
Sunitha Krishnan is a social activist who is co-founder of Prajwala Organization which rescues, rehabilitates sex-traffic victims.
'Naa Bangaru Talli' is a real-life story of a girl who was forced into flesh trade. This hard-hitting flick directed by Rajesh Touchriver won 3 National Awards and many more honours till date.