Kalaimamani Awards - 2011 to 2018

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#1 Kalaimamani Awards - 2011 to 2018

Post by rajeshnat » 19 Apr 2019, 12:17

Kalaimamani Awards - 2011 to 2018
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Govt of TamilNadu awarded in a rolledup fashion for 8 years kalaimamani awards . Bunch of artists from different fields totalling 100 plus got it. There was some legal issue with some court case that got settled in 2019 .Hence there was a roll up of all awards from 2011 to 2018 and artists were awarded on Feb 2019.I donot know the legal issue but if some one knows about it they can share. Only very recently i got a share of all the list of carnatic musicians who got this awards. That information was not available in press and internet media.

The order of awardees is in the order that i received by a share in mobile, million apologies for the 35 artists if I have stated the order wrongly and if there is a chance that i have hurt their sentiments .

The list is a subset of only carnatic musicians , one carnatic writer and one hm artist .

1. Neyveli Santhanagopalan
2. Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi
3. Shertalai Ananthakrishnan
4. Palladam Venkataraman Rao
5. Janardhan Mitta - Sitar

6. Maharajapuram Ramachandran
7. Mahanadhi shobana
8. Mudikondan Ramesh
9. Deenadayulu -Assuming Morsing
10. Udayalur Kalyanaraman

11. Vishaka Hari
12. Sugandha Kalamegam
13. Mambalam Sisters
14. BV Balasai - Flute
15. AV Jayaraman - Harikatha??(not sure some one can clarify on AV Jayaraman)

16. Shyamala Venkateswaran
17. Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan
18. Geetha Krishnamurthy
19. R Hemalatha
20. Nirmala Sunderarajan

21. B. Vijayagopal - Flute
22. Padma Shankar
23. S. Sowmya
24. Prema Rangarajan
25. R. Suryaprakash

26. Bhagyalakshmi - Assuming she is the morsing artist, some one can clarify if I am wrong here.
27. Lokanadha Sharma
28. Sriram Parasuram
29. Cuddalore Janani
30. Vidya Subramaniam

31. Priya Sisters
32. Rajkumar Bharathi
33. Keyboard Sathya
34. H Sivaramakrishnan - Assuming Ghatam artist
35. Harikesanallur Venkatraman - critic and writer

Congratulations to all the 35 kalaimAmanis. Best wishes for them to get more and more laurels as they move on with their specially gifted carnatic muse.
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#2 Re: Kalaimamani Awards - 2011 to 2018

Post by Pratyaksham Bala » 19 Apr 2019, 13:50

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The relative Government order (in Tamil) is here :
http://cms.tn.gov.in/sites/default/file ... 1_2019.pdf
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#3 Re: Kalaimamani Awards - 2011 to 2018

Post by Pratyaksham Bala » 19 Apr 2019, 14:33

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Kalaimamani awardees (Carnatic music) :-

2011
Neyveli R. Santhanagopalan, Vocal
Smt. Lalgudi J. Vijayalakshmi, Violin
Cherthala R. Ananthakrishnan, Mridangam
Prapancham S. Balachandran, Flute
T.E. Palanisamy, Nadaswaram
Kovilur V Palanivel, Thavil
Palladam S. Venkataramana Rao, Harmonium

2012
Maharajapuram S. Ramachandran, Vocal
Mahanadhi Dr.Shobana Vignesh, Vocal
Mudikondan S.N. Ramesh, Veena
Ravichandra Mohan, Flute
P.V. Thirumurthy, Nadaswaram
Ayyavu, Nadaswaram
R.M.Deenadayalu, Morsing

2013
Dr. Shubha Ganesan, Vocal
Sugandha Kalamegham, Vocal
Vengatesh, Violin

2014
Meera Nathan, Vocal
Mambalam sisters, R. Vijayalakshmi and R. Chithra, Vocal
B.V Balasai, Flute
K.S. Senthil Murugan & Smt. ShanthiSenthil Murugan, Nadaswaram

2015
Smt. Shyamala Venkatesan, Vocal
A Vadivelan, Vocal
Dr. R Hemalatha, Violin
Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan, Mridangam
Smt. Geetha Krishnamurthy, Veena
T.P.J Selvarathinam, Nadaswaram
M. Mayilsamy, Saxophone

2016
Smt Nirmala Sundararajan, Vocal
S. Chandru, Harmonium
B. Vijayagopal, Flute
M K S Natarajan, Nadaswaram
Smt. Padma Shankar, Violin

2017
Smt. S. Sowmya, Vocal
Smt. Prema Rangarajan, Vocal
H. Sivaramakrishnan, Ghatam
Smt. A.N. Bhagyalakshmi, Flute
Ranganatha Bhattacharya, Thavil
Loganatha Sharma, Vocal
Sriram Parasuram, Vocal

2018
Selvi S. J. Jananiy, Vocal
Smt. Lakshmi Mohan, Vocal
Smt. Vidya Subramanian, Vocal
Priya Sisters (Shanmukhapriya and Haripriya), Vocal
Rajkumar Bharathi, Vocal
S. Mani Bharathi, Violin
Veenai M. Raghavan, Veena
Thiruppanandal S. Balasubramanian, Nadaswaram
K. Sathyanarayanan, Keyboard

(For complete list of awardees, please check the GO given in the previous post.)
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#4 Re: Kalaimamani Awards - 2011 to 2018

Post by Sivaramakrishnan » 19 Apr 2019, 17:17

Are there provisions to send in own nomination (apply) for the Kalaimamani award? This is nothing unusual since many public entities call for nominations of self or recommendations of other persons/ institutions for consideration of titles / honours even at the National level.
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#5 Re: Kalaimamani Awards - 2011 to 2018

Post by Pratyaksham Bala » 19 Apr 2019, 17:59

Sivaramakrishnan wrote:
19 Apr 2019, 17:17
Are there provisions to send in own nomination (apply) for the Kalaimamani award? ...
Yes!

Please check "5 Procedure for the selection of artiste for the (Kalaimamani) award" at page No.38 of the Manual issued by Govt of Tamil Nadu :-
http://www.tn.gov.in/rti/proactive/inft ... ulture.pdf
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