Most majestic and dynamic voice - golden and divine, having a numerous following even today, ghantasala master is the greatest ever playback singer ever produced by the country. The AP govt. had recommended the highest civilian award to him in 60's but due to hindi politics, he was awarded only padmasri. No other playback singer enjoyed such status. He won best singer award throughout his entire career of nearly 3 decades. No other singer has enjoyed such status. The greatest ever is ghantasala.