Tamil Nadu CM Karunanidhi presented the Kalaimamani awards a total number of 125 artistes who excelled in the field of art, dance and drama in the last three years(2008-2010) at event held at Chennai on Sunday (Feb 13, 2011). Many popular celebrities including actors Arya, Tamannah, Anuskha, Radhika Sarathkumar, Khushboo, Devayani, Suganya and Sarojo Devi attended the event.
For the year 2008
As many as 25 artistes drawn from various disciplines had been chosen for Kalaimamani awards for 2008. Comedian Karunas, film director Thirumurugan, music director Bharadwaj, cinematographer Rajiv Menon, writer Rani Mainthan, poet Senguttuvan, small screen artiste Robo Shankar were among the winners.
For the year 2009
For 2009, 23 artistes had been chosen for the award. Comedian Chinni Jayanth, actors Saranya Ponvannan, Rohini, Malavika, Poovilangu Mohan and Sakshi Siva, writers S Kandasamy, Rajeshkumar and Nanjil Nadan, small screen artiste Revathi Sankaran were among the winners of the award.
For the year 2010
For 2010, 26 artistes has been selected for Kalaimamani awards. Actors Arya, Tamannah and Anushka , dramatist Prasanna Ramaswamy, Veena player Rajesh Vaidya, spiritual orators Mangaiyarkkarasi and S Sathyaseelan, Tamil scholar Tamizhannal and Dindigul I Leoni were among the recipients.
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