Prizes & Awards

  • Ogirala Veeraraghava Sarma Endowment Award, Visakha Music Academy, Visakhapatnam, AP, India (2017)
  • Kartik Award of Excellence - Kartik Fine Arts, Chennai (2014)
  • "Asthana Vidwan" - Kanchi Kamakoti Mutt, Kanchipuram (2008)
  • "Yuva Kala Bharathi" - Bharat Kalachar, Chennai (2005)
  • Best sub - senior concert prize - Indian Fine Arts Society, Chennai - Jan 2004
  • Dr. S.Ramanathan Endowment Prize for the Best Raga Alapana - The Music Academy, Chennai (Dec 2001)
  • Thanjavur S.Kalyanaraman Memorial Prize for the Best Vocalist - Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, 44th Gokulashtami Series (1999)
  • First Prize in the All India Pallavi Singing Competition, The Music Academy, Madras (Dec 1990)


  • Scholarship to Young Worker in Different Cultural Fields by the Department of Culture, Ministry of Human resources and Development, Govt. of India, New Delhi from the year 1990 to 1992.
  • Talent Search Scholarship in the field of Culture by the Centre of Cultural Resources and Training, Govt. of India, New Delhi from the year 1984 to 1989.