Tollywood actor, Natakireeti Dr. Rajendra Prasad, was honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award by the Australian government. He was given the Award by a 7-member MPs team, at Sydney Parliament Hall. He is the first Indian actor to have been awarded by Australian government. Earlier, Rajendra Prasad was honoured by New Jersey Assembly in America. In his speech, Rajendra Prasad recalled his close association with former prime minister, P.V.Narsimha Rao. He said that his job was to make people relax and be happy through laughter.