Famous artist hailing From Telugu, who shot to fame by singing a popular song from an upcoming film, was in the news one more time for a good reason. He is in the middle of the headlines after the Union Home Ministry picked him for a prestigious award.

Artist Darshanam Mogilaiah. who is famous for playing the 12-fret Kinnera instrument will be honoured with the Padma Shri award. Though he has been playing the instrument for quite some time, Bheemla Nayak’s introduction song brought him a wide range of popularity.

Darshanam Mogilaiah is also called Kinnera Mogilaiah for playing the instrument. The artist hails from Mahbubnagar and was introduced to the instrument as hereditary. It’s his family tradition to play the instrument.

In the arts category, the Union Government picked the artist’s name, who will be honoured with the Padma Shri award. He has been receiving congratulatory messages from all the corners.

When Actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan got to know about Darshanam Mogilaiah, he gave him a chance to give vocals in his upcoming film. This incident had changed his life. He is being recognized by one and all.


As the song also featured the artist giving vocals, people got to know who Darshanam Mogilaiah was and the instrument he played also became quite popular.

Mogiliah, who was famous in the Amrabad forest reserve area, got fandom outside the region with the song. The artist credited Power Star Pawan Kalyan for giving him a chance in Bheema Nayak.

With low income, Darshanam Mogilaiah remained in poverty and has been living with less income. Despite the odds, he never lost his passion for the instrument which now made him get selected for the prestigious civilian award. He hails from the Dakkali tribe in Telangana. His family has been playing the instrument which was eventually passed on to Darshanam Mogilaiah.

Knowing that Darshanam Mogilaiah was picked for the Padma Shri award, Sithara Entertainments, which is bankrolling the Power Star Pawan Kalyan starrer Bheemla Nayak had congratulated the artist. The Production House said that they are feeling proud. to work with Darshanam Mogilaiah.