AWARDS 2 LAST

first_imgVijay Kumar Kichlu is known for his efforts ofVijay Kumar Kichlu is known for his efforts of preservation and propagation of classical music. From a successful business executive, Kichlu headed Sangeet Research Academy at Calcutta (now Kolkata) in 1977.Kichlu, who trained under Moinuddin Dagar and Aminuddin Dagar, has been associated with many prestigious institutions such as Indian Council for Cultural Research (ICCR), Sangeet Natak Akademi, working group on culture for 12th Five Year Plan. He is also the author of book Raga Revelry.S R Jankiraman, 87-year old Carnatic music vocalist is also the author of large number of publications which included Sangita Sastra Sarany in Telugu, Raga Lakshanas in Tamil, Ragas of Saramrta, Ragas at a glance in English. He has also presented papers on music in seminars and workshops.Tulsidas Vasant Borkar has given Harmonium his own touch, blending vocal and instrumental usages in the stage performance. He modified the structure of harmonium, raising its keyboard and a new tuning technique. He has also published a book on harmonium playing called Samadhini Sadna.Among 36 awardees all but Navtej Singh Johar, creative and experimental dancers were present to receive the awards.In the music category, the award was given to Ashwini Bhide Deshpande, Iqbal Ahmed Khan, Nath Neralkar, Nayan Ghosh, Ronu Majumdar, R Santhanagopalan, Thiruvalaputhur T A Kaliyamurthy, Sukanya Ramgopal and Dwaram Durga Prasada Rao.Arayambath Janardanan, Uma Dogra, N Amusana Devi, Vedantam Radhesyam, Sudhakar Sahoo, Anita Sharma, Jagru Mahto, Varanasi Vishnu Nampoothiri received the coveted awards.In theatre category, playwright Asgar Wajahat, directors Surya Mohan Kulshreshtha and Chidambar Rao Jambe, actors Deb Sankar Halder and Ramdas Kamat, theatre musicians Amardas Manikpuri and Amond Bhatt and Yakshagana artist Manjunath Bhagwat Hostota were conferred the award by the President.advertisementTradition artists Puran Shah Koti, K Kesavasamy, Kalamandalam Ram Mohan, Reba Kanta Mahanta, K Shanathoiba Sharma, Ram Dayal Sharma, Thanga Darlong were given the awards while in overall contribution Akshara KV and Indudhar Nirody were also facilitated. PTI ABS SMJlast_img read more