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Kattassery Joseph Yesudas (born 10 January 1940) is an Indian musician and film playback singer. Yesudas sings Indian classical, devotional and cinematic songs. He has recorded more than 100000 songs in a number of Indian languages, including Bengali, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu as well as Arabic, English, Latin, and Russian, during a career spanning more than five decades.[1][2] Yesudas has performed in most Indian languages except punjabi,Assamese, Konkani and Kashmiri.[3][4] He also composed a number of Malayalam
Malayalam
film songs in the 1970s and 1980s. Yesudas is fondly called Gana Gandharvan ("the Celestial Singer"), and he is considered to be a cultural icon of the Malayalam
Malayalam
language - as well as of its ethnic group spread across the world - largely due to the fact that his songs have been ingrained into the minds of Malayalis for five decades.[5][6] Yesudas won the National Award for the Best Male Playback Singer seven times, the Filmfare
Filmfare
Awards five times, and the State Award for the Best Playback Singer forty-three times, including awards given by the state governments of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and West Bengal.[1] He was awarded the Padma Shri
Padma Shri
in 1977, the Padma Bhushan in 2002, and the Padma Vibhushan
Padma Vibhushan
(second-highest civilian award) in 2017 by the Government of India
Government of India
for his contributions towards the arts.[7] In 2011 Yesudas was honoured with the CNN-IBN outstanding achievement award having recorded over 20,000 songs in a five-decade career.[8] In 2006, he sang 16 film songs in four South Indian languages on the same day at AVM Studio, Chennai.[9]

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Debut and early career: 1960s 2.2 Bollywood: 1970s

3 Personal life 4 Music company 5 Awards and honours 6 Admiration 7 Controversies 8 Filmography

8.1 As Actor

9 Discography 10 See also 11 References 12 External links

Early life[edit] K. J. Yesudas
K. J. Yesudas
was born in Fort Kochi, in the erstwhile Kingdom of Cochin
Cochin
(now Kerala), in a Latin
Latin
Catholic Christian family to late Augustine Joseph and late Elizabeth Joseph. His father, a well-known Malayalam
Malayalam
classical musician and stage actor, was his first guru (teacher). Yesudas was the eldest of five children, and was followed by three younger brothers and a younger sister. He started his academic music training at R.L.V. Music Academy, Thrippunithura. Later he studied at Swathi Thirunal College of Music, Thiruvananthapuram under the tutelage of the carnatic music maestro late Sh. K.R. Kumaraswamy Iyer and the late Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer but could not complete his studies due to financial constraints. For a brief period, he also studied music under Sri Vechur Harihara Subramania Iyer, after which he took advanced training from Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar. He completed the Ganabooshanam course at R.L.V. Music Academy, Thripunithura, Cochin
Cochin
and continued studies at Sree Swathithirunal Music Academy, Trivandrum
Trivandrum
under the tutelage of the carnatic music maestro late Sh. K.R.Kumaraswamy Iyer. In 2011 Yesudas completed his 50 years as a playback singer. Career[edit] Debut and early career: 1960s[edit]

Yesudas with poet and lyricist O. N. V. Kurup

Yesudas recorded his first popular song Jaathi Bhedam Matha Dwesham (music: M B Sreenivasan) on 14th November 1961. However, his first popular song was 'Attention Penne Attention', which he sang for a Malayalam
Malayalam
film with Santha P. Nair, a veteran singer of that time. Thus began his career in playback singing which included the Malayalam movie Kaalpadukal (1962) and Tamil, Telugu and Kannada
Kannada
movies thereafter.[2] He got the first major break with the hit Malayalam
Malayalam
film named Bharya ( music by G. Devarajan
G. Devarajan
and lyrics by Vayalar Ramavarma). In 1967, he sang hit songs in the composition of M.S.Baburaj for the film Udhyogastha directed by P.Venu. He also sang in Tamil for Bommai
Bommai
first (music: S. Balachander), but the first released movie was Konjum Kumari (music: Veda). In 1965, he was invited by the Soviet Union government to perform at music concerts in various cities in the USSR and also sang a Russian song over Radio Kazakhstan.[10] The trio of Salil, Yesudas and Prem Nazir
Prem Nazir
entered the Malayalam
Malayalam
Cinema Industry of the 1970s. In 1970 he was nominated to head the Kerala
Kerala
Sangeetha Nataka Academy and was the youngest person ever to occupy the post.[10] Bollywood: 1970s[edit] After a decade of singing in South Indian
South Indian
movies, Yesudas got a break in Bollywood
Bollywood
in the early 1970s. The first Hindi
Hindi
song he sang was for the movie Jai Jawan Jai Kissan (1971), but the first released movie was Chhoti Si Baat, which resulted in his becoming popular for singings songs like "Jaaneman Jaaneman". He has sung Hindi
Hindi
songs for many leading actors in Hindi
Hindi
cinema including Amitabh Bachchan, Amol Palekar and Jeetendra. He has sung many evergreen Hindi
Hindi
film songs for music directors including Ravindra Jain, Bappi Lahiri, Khayyam, Rajkamal and Salil Chowdhury. Yesudas' most popular Hindi
Hindi
songs are in the 1976 movie Chitchor, with music given by Ravindra Jain. On 14 November 1999, Yesudas was presented with an honorary award by UNESCO
UNESCO
for "Outstanding Achievements in Music and Peace" at the "Music for Peace" event in Paris.a concert held to mark the dawn of the new millennium and whose attendees included artistes such as Lionel Richie, Ray Charles, Montserrat Caballé, and Zubin Mehta.[11] In 2001 he sang for album Ahimsa in Sanskrit, Latin
Latin
and English and in a mix of styles including new-age and Carnatic.[12] In his music concerts in the Middle East he sings Arabic
Arabic
songs in the Carnatic style.[13] He frequently serves as a cultural ambassador for India through his performances abroad, promoting Indian music. In 2009 Yesudas began a cross-country musical campaign against terrorism in Thiruvananthapuram, with the motto 'Music For Peace'.[14] Kavita Karkare, wife of Hemant Karkare, handed over the torch to Yesudas to mark the launch of the 'Shanthi Sangeetha Yatra'.[15] Yesudas has performed for 36 times in the 36-year-old Soorya Music festival organised by Soorya Krishnamoorthy.[16] Personal life[edit] Yesudas is married to Prabha at Santa Cruze Basillica Kochi. They have three sons, Vinod, Vijay and Vishal. Their second son Vijay Yesudas
Vijay Yesudas
is a musician who won the Kerala
Kerala
State Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer in 2007 and 2013.[17]

A statue of Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar
Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar
sponsored by Yesudas at Chembai
Chembai
gramam (Kottayi village) in Palakkad; next to Bhagavatar's house.

Sree Narayana Guru’s great message, "One religion and One God for all humanity", influenced young Yesudas in his dealings with his fellow men. He had his own heroes among the musicians too. Mohammed Rafi, Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar
Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar
and Balamurali Krishna are the ones he admires the most.[18] Yesudas has been visiting Kollur Mookambika
Mookambika
temple, Kollur, Karnataka
Karnataka
on his birthday to sing keerthans of Saraswati
Saraswati
devi, the Goddess of knowledge, music and the arts. The music festival started on his 60th birthday in 2000. The nine-day music festival begins every January at Kollur Mookambika
Mookambika
Temple. On Sunday, 10 January 2010, he celebrated his 70th birthday (Sapthathi) at Kollur Sri Mookambika
Mookambika
Temple with 'Sangeetharchana' (classical devotional songs), along with 70 singers before goddess Mookambika. The Sangeetharchana included "Pancharatna Gayana" of Thyagaraja's poems. He also took part in the Vidyarambha function. All India Radio broadcast the special Sangeetharchana all over Kerala. Yesudas also has many songs devoted to Lord Ayyappa including the hit song "Harivarasanam".[19][20][21][22] In 2002, during Marad massacare, he visited the place along with the veteran poet Sugathakumari, and conducted classes against violence. Harivarasanam, a devotional song musical version composed by G. Devarajan, recited before closing the temple at Sabarimala
Sabarimala
was sung by Yesudas. Though there have been many different renditions of this song by many different renowned singers, Sabarimala
Sabarimala
officially uses Yesudas' voice for Harivarasanam every day.[1] Music company[edit] In 1980 Yesudas established the Tharangani Studio at Trivandrum. In 1992 the office and studio were moved to Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
and the company was incorporated in the US in 1998. Tharangni Studio and Tharangni Records became a recording center in Kerala
Kerala
which, for the first time, brought out audio cassettes of Malayalam
Malayalam
film songs in stereo. The record company also had a voice mixing studio in Studio27, Chennai. The studio continues to produce and present events of Yesudas both for film and Indian classical music
Indian classical music
concerts throughout the world.[23] Awards and honours[edit] Main article: List of titles, honours and major awards received by Yesudas Yesudas has recorded over 70,000 songs and has won scores of accolades including the coveted Padma Shri
Padma Shri
(1975),[24] Padma Bhushan
Padma Bhushan
(2002),[25] Padma Vibhushan
Padma Vibhushan
(2017)[26] and seven National Awards for Best Playback Singer. He is the only singer who has been accorded the title Asthana Gayakan (official singer) of Kerala
Kerala
State.

National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer
National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer
a record 7 times by the Government of India Kerala
Kerala
State Film Award for Best Singer a record 25 times for the best playback singer by the Government of Kerala Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
State Film Awards 5 times for the best playback singer by the Government of Tamil Nadu Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
State Film Awards 4 times for the best playback singer by the Government of Andhra Pradesh Anandalok Best Male Playback Award 1 time for the best playback singer by the Government of West Bengal J. C. Daniel Award from Government of Kerala Sangeetha Kalasikhamani, 2002 by The Indian Fine arts Society, Chennai Swaralaya Yesudas award is a prestigious award for music artists in recognition of their outstanding performance. The award is instituted jointly by Swaralaya, an organisation that promotes music and Kairali Channel, based in Trivandrum, Kerala. Awards have been given annually since 2000. Yesudas presents the awards at a Gandharva Sandhya every January.[27][28][29]

Admiration[edit] In his acceptance speech of winning the Swaralaya Kairali Yesudas Award (2006), AR Rahman
AR Rahman
said "I'm greatly honoured by Swaralaya's gesture, and getting this award from my most favourite singer Mr Yesudas. He is one of my most favourite voices' ever in the world." Ravindra Jain, in an interview wherein the blind music director confessed that if ever he happened to regain vision, the first person he would like to see would be Yesudas. Bappi Lahiri
Bappi Lahiri
said in an interview with Filmfare
Filmfare
in 2012: 'Yesudas’ voice is touched by God. After Kishoreda, he was another singer who brought out the best in me. He is a yogi, a mystic who lives for music. He takes your tunes to another level. And his note is perfect, you can rely on him to deliver it right the first time. Working with him made me touch base with my melodious side. He is vastly under-utilised in Hindi
Hindi
films. I wish Hindi
Hindi
film composers of today realise his genius and offer him assignments.”[30] Controversies[edit] On 2 October 2014, Yesudas sparked a row while speaking at a public function on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanthi, where he stated that "Women should not wear jeans and trouble others. You should dress modestly and do not behave like men". This resulted in a number of protests from Womens' Rights and Political organizations, who asked him to withdraw the comment.[31] Filmography[edit] As Actor[edit]

Year Film Stars Director Role Language

1965 Kavyamela Prem Nazir M. Krishnan Nair as himself Malayalam

1966 Kayamkulam Kochunni Sathyan P. Bhaskaran as Khader Malayalam

1966 Anarkali[32] Prem Nazir, Sathyan Kunchacko as Tansen Malayalam

1973 Achaani Prem Nazir P. Bhaskaran as singer Malayalam

1977 Nirakudam Kamalhassan A. Bhimsingh as singer Malayalam

1977 Harshabashpam M. G. Soman P. Gopikumar as singer Malayalam

1980 Saranam Ayyappa Jayabharathi

as singer Tamil

1981 Pathira Sooryan Prem Nazir P K Pillai as saint Malayalam

2002 Nandanam Prithviraj Ranjith as himself Malayalam

2005 Boyy Friend Manikuttan Vinayan as himself Malayalam

2012 Theruvu Nakshatrangal Tini Tom Jose Maveily as himself Malayalam

Discography[edit] Main article: K. J. Yesudas
K. J. Yesudas
discography Main article: K. J. Yesudas
K. J. Yesudas
Tamil Discography See also[edit]

Swaralaya Yesudas Award List of Carnatic singers Harivarasanam

References[edit]

^ a b c "Music legend Yesudas turns 70". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 10 January 2010. Retrieved 8 January 2011.  ^ a b "'I don't sing trendy music'". Rediff. Retrieved 2009-09-06.  ^ "Those magical moments..." Chennai, India: The Hindu. 3 September 2002. Retrieved 2009-08-19.  ^ "Life devoted to music". The Hindu. 1 February 2001. Retrieved 2009-08-19.  ^ "Yesudas celebrated Birthday at Kollur". oneindia.  ^ " Vijay Yesudas
Vijay Yesudas
weds Darsana". sify.  ^ " Padma Bhushan
Padma Bhushan
Awardees – Padma Awards – My India, My Pride". India.gov.in. Retrieved 2011-09-09.  ^ "Yesudas receives CNN-IBN
CNN-IBN
'Indian of the Year' award". 17 December 2011. Retrieved 2016-09-01.  ^ "One for the records". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 1 December 2006. Retrieved 2010-05-01.  ^ a b "CDR K J YESUDAS THE INDIAN PLAYBACK SINGING LEGEND'S RAGS TO RICHES". stateofkerala.in. Archived from the original on 5 December 2011.  ^ "KJ Yesudas completes 50 glorious years as singer". Asianet india. Archived from the original on 24 January 2012.  ^ "Ahimsa Album". Hinduonnet.com. 19 February 2001. Retrieved 2011-09-09.  ^ Vineet Pillai (15 November 2003). "Exclusive – Interview with Yesudas on 15th November 2003". Indien-netzwerk.de. Archived from the original on 31 May 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-01.  ^ "Yesudas' Musical Campaign for peace". oneindia.com. 13 January 2009.  ^ "Tributes paid to Hemant Karkare". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 12 January 2009. Retrieved 2010-05-01.  ^ "Gaanagandharvan graces the Soorya festival for the 36th time". thiraseela.com.  ^ Ajay Gosh. "Dr. KJ Yesudas: Singer With A Golden Voice". Archived from the original on 22 February 2014.  ^ "'I do not sing trendy music': Yesudas". Rediff.com. 7 May 2001. Retrieved 2010-05-01.  ^ "Gandharva of songs : K.J Yesudas celebrates 70th birthday". Non Resident Kerala
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Associations. Retrieved 2010-05-01. [dead link] ^ "Yesudas celebrated Birthday at Kollur". Oneindia Entertainment. 19 January 2009. Archived from the original on 11 July 2012. Retrieved 2010-05-01.  ^ PTI (10 January 2012). "Music legend Yesudas turns 72". Chennai, India: The Hindu. Retrieved 2010-05-01.  ^ "Yesudas celebrates 70th birthday in Kollur". The New Indian Express. 11 January 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-01.  ^ "Dr. K. J. Yesudas". keralatourism.org. Retrieved 18 March 2010.  ^ " Padma Shri
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Awardees". Ministry of Home Affairs. Retrieved 2014-11-27.  ^ " Padma Bhushan
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External links[edit]

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K. J. Yesudas
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on IMDb "Article on Yesudas: 'For me music is God'". The Tribune. 15 October 2005. 

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National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer

1967–1980

Mahendra Kapoor (1967) Manna Dey
Manna Dey
(1968) S. D. Burman
S. D. Burman
(1969) Manna Dey
Manna Dey
(1970) Hemant Kumar (1971) K. J. Yesudas
K. J. Yesudas
(1972) K. J. Yesudas
K. J. Yesudas
(1973) Mukesh (1974) M. Balamuralikrishna
M. Balamuralikrishna
(1975) K. J. Yesudas
K. J. Yesudas
(1976) Mohammed Rafi
Mohammed Rafi
(1977) Shimoga Subbanna (1978) S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
(1979) Anup Ghoshal (1980)

1981–2000

S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
(1981) K. J. Yesudas
K. J. Yesudas
(1982) S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
(1983) Bhimsen Joshi
Bhimsen Joshi
(1984) Jayachandran (1985) Hemant Kumar (1986) K. J. Yesudas
K. J. Yesudas
(1987) S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
(1988) Ajoy Chakrabarty
Ajoy Chakrabarty
(1989) M. G. Sreekumar
M. G. Sreekumar
(1990) K. J. Yesudas
K. J. Yesudas
(1991) Rajkumar (1992) K. J. Yesudas
K. J. Yesudas
(1993) P. Unni Krishnan
P. Unni Krishnan
(1994) S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
(1995) S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
(1996) Hariharan (1997) Sanjeev Abhyankar
Sanjeev Abhyankar
(1998) M. G. Sreekumar
M. G. Sreekumar
(1999) Shankar Mahadevan
Shankar Mahadevan
(2000)

2001–present

Udit Narayan
Udit Narayan
(2001) Udit Narayan
Udit Narayan
(2002) Sonu Nigam
Sonu Nigam
(2003) Udit Narayan
Udit Narayan
(2004) Naresh Iyer
Naresh Iyer
(2005) Gurdas Maan
Gurdas Maan
(2006) Shankar Mahadevan
Shankar Mahadevan
(2007) Hariharan (2008) Rupam Islam
Rupam Islam
(2009) Suresh Wadkar
Suresh Wadkar
(2010) Anand Bhate
Anand Bhate
(2011) Shankar Mahadevan
Shankar Mahadevan
(2012) Rupankar (2013) Sukhwinder Singh
Sukhwinder Singh
(2014) Mahesh Kale
Mahesh Kale
(2015) Sundarayyar (2016)

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Filmfare
Filmfare
Award for Best Male Playback Singer

1960-1980

Mukesh (1960) Mohammed Rafi
Mohammed Rafi
(1961) Mohammed Rafi
Mohammed Rafi
(1962) No Award (1963) Mahendra Kapoor (1964) Mohammed Rafi
Mohammed Rafi
(1965) No Award (1966) Mohammed Rafi
Mohammed Rafi
(1967) Mahendra Kapoor (1968) Mohammed Rafi
Mohammed Rafi
(1969) Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar
(1970) Mukesh (1971) Manna Dey
Manna Dey
(1972) Mukesh (1973) Narendra Chanchal (1974) Mahendra Kapoor (1975) Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar
(1976) Mukesh (1977) Mohammed Rafi
Mohammed Rafi
(1978) Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar
(1979) K. J. Yesudas
K. J. Yesudas
(1980)

1981-2000

Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar
(1981) Amit Kumar (1982) Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar
(1983) Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar
(1984) Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar
(1985) Kishore Kumar
Kishore Kumar
(1986) No Award (1987) No Award (1988) Udit Narayan
Udit Narayan
(1989) S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
(1990) Kumar Sanu
Kumar Sanu
(1991) Kumar Sanu
Kumar Sanu
(1992) Kumar Sanu
Kumar Sanu
(1993) Kumar Sanu
Kumar Sanu
(1994) Kumar Sanu
Kumar Sanu
(1995) Udit Narayan
Udit Narayan
(1996) Udit Narayan
Udit Narayan
(1997) Abhijeet (1998) Sukhwinder Singh
Sukhwinder Singh
(1999) Udit Narayan
Udit Narayan
(2000)

2001-present

Lucky Ali
Lucky Ali
(2001) Udit Narayan
Udit Narayan
(2002) Sonu Nigam
Sonu Nigam
(2003) Sonu Nigam
Sonu Nigam
(2004) Kunal Ganjawala
Kunal Ganjawala
(2005) Himesh Reshammiya
Himesh Reshammiya
(2006) Shaan and Kailash Kher
Kailash Kher
(2007) Shaan (2008) Sukhwinder Singh
Sukhwinder Singh
(2009) Mohit Chauhan
Mohit Chauhan
(2010) Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
(2011) Mohit Chauhan
Mohit Chauhan
(2012) Ayushmann Khurrana
Ayushmann Khurrana
(2013) Arijit Singh
Arijit Singh
(2014) Ankit Tiwari
Ankit Tiwari
(2015) Arijit Singh
Arijit Singh
(2016) Arijit Singh
Arijit Singh
(2017) Arijit Singh
Arijit Singh
(2018)

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Filmfare
Filmfare
Award South for Lifetime Achievement

1983–1989

S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
(1983) Sowcar Janaki
Sowcar Janaki
(1984) Sivaji Ganesan
Sivaji Ganesan
(1985) Thikkurissy Sukumaran Nair (1986) Bhanumathi Ramakrishna
Bhanumathi Ramakrishna
(1987) Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Akkineni Nageswara Rao
(1988) Ilaiyaraaja
Ilaiyaraaja
(1989)

1990–1999

Padmini (1990) M. T. Vasudevan Nair (1991) L. V. Prasad
L. V. Prasad
(1992) Gemini Ganesan
Gemini Ganesan
(1993) K. Balachander, Kasinathuni Viswanath, B. Saroja Devi, Madhu, Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Soumitra Chatterjee
Soumitra Chatterjee
(1994) Nagesh & Manorama (1995) Krishna & Sharada (1996) Nedumudi Venu
Nedumudi Venu
& S. Janaki
S. Janaki
(1997) Allu Rama Lingaiah & Lakshmi (1998) Pandari Bai
Pandari Bai
& Mugur Sundar (1999) D. Ramanaidu & Sheela (2000)

2001–2010

M. S. Viswanathan
M. S. Viswanathan
& Dasari Narayana Rao
Dasari Narayana Rao
(2001) Kovelamudi Raghavendra Rao & Vishnuvardhan (2002) K. J. Yesudas
K. J. Yesudas
& Vijayashanti (2003) K. R. Vijaya & Ramoji Rao (2004) Thilakan
Thilakan
& Sukumari
Sukumari
(2005) Krishnam Raju
Krishnam Raju
& P. Susheela
P. Susheela
(2006) Sivakumar
Sivakumar
& Jaya Prada
Jaya Prada
(2007) Veturi Sundararama Murthy
Veturi Sundararama Murthy
(2008) Ambareesh & KPAC Lalitha (2009) Chiranjeevi
Chiranjeevi
& Jayasudha (2010)

2011–present

S. P. Muthuraman
S. P. Muthuraman
& Seema (2011) Bapu & Vani Jairam
Vani Jairam
(2012) Balu Mahendra
Balu Mahendra
& Jayabharathi
Jayabharathi
(2013) I. V. Sasi
I. V. Sasi
& Raadhika (2014) Mohan Babu (2015) Vijaya Nirmala (2016)

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Padma Vibhushan
Padma Vibhushan
award recipients

Arts

Ebrahim Alkazi Kishori Amonkar Amitabh Bachchan M. Balamuralikrishna T. Balasaraswati Asha Bhosle Nandalal Bose Hariprasad Chaurasia Girija Devi Kumar Gandharva Adoor Gopalakrishnan Satish Gujral Gangubai Hangal Bhupen Hazarika M. F. Husain Ilaiyaraaja Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer Bhimsen Joshi Ali Akbar Khan Amjad Ali Khan Allauddin Khan Bismillah Khan Ghulam Mustafa Khan Yamini Krishnamurthy Dilip Kumar R. K. Laxman Birju Maharaj Kishan Maharaj Lata Mangeshkar Sonal Mansingh Mallikarjun Mansur Zubin Mehta Mario Miranda Kelucharan Mohapatra Raghunath Mohapatra Jasraj
Jasraj
Motiram Benode Behari Mukherjee Hrishikesh Mukherjee Rajinikanth Ram Narayan D. K. Pattammal K. Shankar Pillai Akkineni Nageswara Rao Kaloji Narayana Rao Satyajit Ray S. H. Raza Zohra Sehgal Uday Shankar Ravi Shankar V. Shantaram Shivkumar Sharma Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman M. S. Subbulakshmi K. G. Subramanyan Kapila Vatsyayan Homai Vyarawalla K. J. Yesudas

Civil Service

Bimala Prasad Chaliha Naresh Chandra T. N. Chaturvedi Jayanto Nath Chaudhuri Suranjan Das Rajeshwar Dayal Basanti Devi P. N. Dhar Jyotindra Nath Dixit M. S. Gill Hafiz Mohamad Ibrahim H. V. R. Iyengar Bhola Nath Jha Dattatraya Shridhar Joshi Ajudhia Nath Khosla Rai Krishnadasa V. Krishnamurthy P. Prabhakar Kumaramangalam Pratap Chandra Lal K. B. Lall Sam Manekshaw Om Prakash Mehra Mohan Sinha Mehta M. G. K. Menon Brajesh Mishra Sumati Morarjee A. Ramasamy Mudaliar Sardarilal Mathradas Nanda Chakravarthi V. Narasimhan Braj Kumar Nehru Bhairab Dutt Pande Ghananand Pande Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit T. V. Rajeswar C. R. Krishnaswamy Rao Pattadakal Venkanna R Rao V. K. R. V. Rao Khusro Faramurz Rustamji Harish Chandra Sarin Binay Ranjan Sen Homi Sethna Arjan Singh Harbaksh Singh Kirpal Singh Manmohan Singh Tarlok Singh Lallan Prasad Singh Balaram Sivaraman Chandrika Prasad Srivastava T. Swaminathan Arun Shridhar Vaidya Dharma Vira Narinder Nath Vohra

Literature and Education

V. S. R. Arunachalam Jagdish Bhagwati Satyendra Nath Bose Tara Chand Suniti Kumar Chatterji D. P. Chattopadhyaya Bhabatosh Datta Avinash Dixit Mahasweta Devi John Kenneth Galbraith Sarvepalli Gopal Lakshman Shastri Joshi Kaka Kalelkar Dhondo Keshav Karve Gopinath Kaviraj Kuvempu O. N. V. Kurup Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis Sitakant Mahapatra John Mathai Kotha Satchidanda Murthy Giani Gurmukh Singh Musafir Basanti Dulal Nagchaudhuri Bal Ram Nanda R. K. Narayan P. Parameswaran Amrita Pritam K. N. Raj C. Rangarajan Raja Rao Ramoji Rao Hormasji Maneckji Seervai Rajaram Shastri Kalu Lal Shrimali Govindbhai Shroff Khushwant Singh Chandeshwar Prasad Narayan Singh Premlila Vithaldas Thackersey Mahadevi Varma Bashir Hussain Zaidi

Medicine

Jasbir Singh Bajaj B. K. Goyal Purshotam Lal A. Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar S. I. Padmavati Autar Singh Paintal Kantilal Hastimal Sancheti Balu Sankaran V. Shanta Vithal Nagesh Shirodkar Prakash Narain Tandon Brihaspati Dev Triguna M. S. Valiathan

Other

Sunderlal Bahuguna B. K. S. Iyengar Rambhadracharya Ravi Shankar Jaggi Vasudev

Public Affairs

L. K. Advani Montek Singh Ahluwalia Aruna Asaf Ali Fazal Ali Adarsh Sein Anand Madhav Shrihari Aney Parkash Singh Badal Sikander Bakht Milon K. Banerji Mirza Hameedullah Beg P. N. Bhagwati Raja Chelliah Chandra Kisan Daphtary Niren De C. D. Deshmukh Anthony Lancelot Dias Uma Shankar Dikshit Kazi Lhendup Dorjee P. B. Gajendragadkar Benjamin A. Gilman Zakir Husain V. R. Krishna Iyer Jagmohan Lakshmi Chand Jain Aditya Nath Jha Murli Manohar Joshi Mehdi Nawaz Jung Ali Yavar Jung Vijay Kelkar Hans Raj Khanna V. N. Khare Balasaheb Gangadhar Kher Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai Jivraj Narayan Mehta V. K. Krishna Menon Hirendranath Mukherjee Ajoy Mukherjee Pranab Mukherjee Padmaja Naidu Gulzarilal Nanda Govind Narain Fali Sam Nariman Hosei Norota Nanabhoy Palkhivala K. Parasaran Hari Vinayak Pataskar Sunder Lal Patwa Sharad Pawar Naryana Raghvan Pillai Sri Prakasa N. G. Ranga Ravi Narayana Reddy Y. Venugopal Reddy Ghulam Mohammed Sadiq Lakshmi Sahgal P. A. Sangma M. C. Setalvad Karan Singh Nagendra Singh Swaran Singh Walter Sisulu Soli Sorabjee Kalyan Sundaram Chandulal Madhavlal Trivedi Atal Bihari Vajpayee M. N. Venkatachaliah Kottayan Katankot Venugopal Jigme Dorji Wangchuck

Science and Engineering

V. K. Aatre Salim Ali Norman Borlaug Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar Rajagopala Chidambaram Charles Correa Satish Dhawan Anil Kakodkar A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan Har Gobind Khorana Daulat Singh Kothari Verghese Kurien Raghunath Anant Mashelkar G. Madhavan Nair Roddam Narasimha Jayant Narlikar Rajendra K. Pachauri Benjamin Peary Pal Yash Pal I. G. Patel Venkatraman Ramakrishnan K. R. Ramanathan Raja Ramanna C. R. Rao C. N. R. Rao Palle Rama Rao Udupi Ramachandra Rao Vikram Sarabhai Man Mohan Sharma Obaid Siddiqi E. Sreedharan M. R. Srinivasan George Sudarshan M. S. Swaminathan

Social Work

Baba Amte Pandurang Shastri Athavale Janaki Devi Bajaj Mirabehn Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay Durgabai Deshmukh Nanaji Deshmukh Nirmala Deshpande Mohan Dharia U. N. Dhebar Valerian Gracias Veerendra Heggade Mary Clubwala Jadhav Gaganvihari Lallubhai Mehta Usha Mehta Sister Nirmala Nellie Sengupta

Sports

Viswanathan Anand Edmund Hillary Sachin Tendulkar

Trade and Industry

Dhirubhai Ambani Ghanshyam Das Birla Ashok Sekhar Ganguly Karim Al Hussaini Aga Khan Lakshmi Mittal N. R. Narayana Murthy M. Narasimham Prithvi Raj Singh Oberoi Azim Premji Prathap C. Reddy J. R. D. Tata Ratan Tata

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Padma Bhushan
Padma Bhushan
award recipients (2000–09)

2000

V. K. Aatre Anil Agarwal Ram Narain Agarwal Sharan Rani Backliwal Swami Kalyandev Veerendra Heggade Pavaguda V. Indiresan Wahiduddin Khan B. B. Lal Raghunath Anant Mashelkar H. Y. Sharada Prasad Rajinikanth Begum Aizaz Rasul Radha Reddy Raja Reddy Pakkiriswamy Chandra Sekharan Karamshi Jethabhai Somaiya S. Srinivasan Ratan Tata Harbans Singh Wasir

2001

Dev Anand Viswanathan Anand Amitabh Bachchan Rahul Bajaj B. R. Barwale Balasaheb Bharde Boyi Bhimanna Swadesh Chatterjee Baldev Raj Chopra Ashok Desai K. M. George Bhupen Hazarika Lalgudi Jayaraman Yamini Krishnamurthy Shiv K. Kumar Raghunath Mohapatra Arun Netravali Mohan Singh Oberoi Rajendra K. Pachauri Abdul Karim Parekh Amrita Patel Pran Aroon Purie B. V. Raju Bhanumathi Ramakrishna Sundaram Ramakrishnan Chitranjan Singh Ranawat Palle Rama Rao Raj Reddy Kum Uma Sharma L. Subramaniam Naresh Trehan

2002

Gary Ackerman H. P. S. Ahluwalia Prabha Atre Sushantha Kumar Bhattacharyya Chandu Borde Eugene Chelyshev Pravinchandra Varjivan Gandhi Shobha Gurtu Henning Holck-Larsen Zakir Hussain B. K. S. Iyengar Faquir Chand Kohli V. C. Kulandaiswamy Gury Marchuk Jagat Singh Mehta Ismail Merchant Mario Miranda Frank Pallone Ramanujam Varatharaja Perumal Natesan Rangabashyam Maharaja Krishna Rasgotra Habib Tanvir Kottayan Katankot Venugopal Nirmal Verma K. J. Yesudas

2003

Teejan Bai Ammannur Madhava Chakyar Prabhu Chawla Herbert Fischer Jamshyd Godrej Coluthur Gopalan K. Parasaran B. Rajam Iyer Shri Krishna Joshi Madurai Narayanan Krishnan Rajinder Kumar Ramesh Kumar Purshotam Lal Sitakant Mahapatra Bagicha Singh Minhas Subhash Mukhopadhyay P. S. Narayanaswamy Arcot Ramachandran Trichur V. Ramachandran Kantilal Hastimal Sancheti T. V. Sankaranarayanan Naseeruddin Shah T. V. R. Shenoy Jagjit Singh Ram Badan Singh Hari Shankar Singhania Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman Narayanan Srinivasan Padma Subrahmanyam Swapna Sundari O. V. Vijayan Herbert Alexandrovich Yefremov

2004

Thoppil Varghese Antony Soumitra Chatterjee Chandrashekhar Shankar Dharmadhikari Gulzar Sardara Singh Johl M. V. Kamath Komal Kothari Yoshirō Mori Gopi Chand Narang Govindarajan Padmanaban Poornima Arvind Pakvasa Vishnu Prabhakar N. Rajam C. H. Hanumantha Rao Thiruvengadam Lakshman Sankar T. N. Seshagopalan Bijoy Nandan Shahi Krishna Srinivas Alarmel Valli

2005

Sardar Anjum Andre Beteille Chandi Prasad Bhatt Tumkur Ramaiya Satish Chandran Mrinal Datta Chaudhuri Yash Chopra Manna Dey Irfan Habib Yusuf Hamied Qurratulain Hyder Tarlochan Singh Kler Anil Kohli Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Mrinal Miri Hari Mohan Brijmohan Lall Munjal M. T. Vasudevan Nair Azim Premji Balraj Puri Syed Mir Qasim A. Ramachandran G. V. Iyer Ramakrishna V. S. Ramamurthy K.I.Varaprasad Reddy K. Srinath Reddy Girish Chandra Saxena Narasimhiah Seshagiri Mark Tully

2006

Jaiveer Agarwal P. S. Appu Shashi Bhushan Ganga Prasad Birla Grigory Bongard-Levin Lokesh Chandra Chiranjeevi Dinesh Nandini Dalmia Tarun Das Madhav Gadgil A. K. Hangal Devaki Jain Kamleshwar Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan Sabri Khan Ghulam Mustafa Khan Shanno Khurana Gunter Kruger P. Leela K. P. P. Nambiar Nandan Nilekani Sai Paranjpye Deepak Parekh M. V. Pylee Subramaniam Ramadorai N. S. Ramaswamy Pavani Parameswara Rao Ramakanta Rath V. Shanta Hira Lall Sibal Billy Arjan Singh Jasjit Singh Vijaypat Singhania K. G. Subramanyan K. K. Talwar Vijay Shankar Vyas Dušan Zbavitel

2007

Javed Akhtar Gabriel Chiramel Ela Gandhi Saroj Ghose V. Mohini Giri Somnath Hore Jamshed Jiji Irani Gurcharan Singh Kalkat N. Mahalingam Prithipal Singh Maini Tyeb Mehta Rajan and Sajan Mishra Rajan and Sajan Mishra Sunil Mittal Ramankutty Nair Gopaldas Neeraj Indra Nooyi Kavalam Narayana Panicker Bhikhu Parekh Syed Mohammad Sharfuddin Quadri Vilayanur S. Ramachandran Tapan Raychaudhuri S. H. Raza Jeffrey Sachs Chandra Prasad Saikia L. Z. Sailo Shiv Kumar Sarin Shriram Sharma Manju Sharma T. N. Srinivasan Osamu Suzuki K. T. Thomas

2008

Mian Bashir Ahmed Kaushik Basu Shayama Chona Jagjit Singh
Jagjit Singh
Chopra Rahim Fahimuddin Dagar Chandrashekhar Dasgupta Asis Datta Meghnad Desai Padma Desai Sukh Dev Nirmal Kumar Ganguly B. N. Goswamy Vasant Gowarikar Baba Kalyani K. V. Kamath Inderjit Kaur Ravindra Kelekar Asad Ali Khan Dominique Lapierre D. R. Mehta Shiv Nadar Suresh Kumar Neotia T. K. Oommen K. Padmanabhaiah Vikram Pandit V. Ramachandran Sushil Kumar Saxena Amarnath Sehgal Jasdev Singh Sri Lal Sukla P. Susheela S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan Yuli Vorontsov Sunita Williams Ji Xianlin

2009

Isher Judge Ahluwalia Inderjit Kaur Barthakur Shamshad Begum Abhinav Bindra Shanta Dhananjayan V. P. Dhananjayan Ramachandra Guha Shekhar Gupta Khalid Hameed Minoru Hara Jayakanthan Thomas Kailath Sarvagya Singh Katiyar G. Krishna R. C. Mehta A. Sreedhara Menon S. K. Misra A. M. Naik Satish Nambiar Kunwar Narayan Nagnath Naikwadi Kirit Parikh Sam Pitroda C. K. Prahalad Gurdip Singh Randhawa Brijendra Kumar Rao Bhakta B. Rath C. S. Seshadri V. Ganapati Sthapati Devendra Triguna Sarojini Varadappan

# Posthumous conferral

1954–1959 1960–1969 1970–1979 1980–1989 1990–1999 2000–2009 2010–2019

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Music of Kerala

Institutions

Kerala
Kerala
Folklore Akademi Kerala
Kerala
Kalamandalam Kerala
Kerala
Sangeetha Nadaka Academy, Thrissur RLV College of Music and Fine Arts Swathi Thirunal College of Music Sree Rama Varma Music School

Genres

Kshetram vadyam Kuzhal Pattu Mappila Paattu Oppana Panchari melam Panchavadyam Pandi Melam Parisha Vadyam Pulluvan Paattu Sopanam Thayambaka

Traditional Instruments

Chenda Idakka Kombu (instrument) Mizhavu Timila Udukku

Classical Musicians

Irayimman Thampi Swati Tirunal Shadkala Govinda Marar Chembai
Chembai
Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar M. D. Ramanathan Palghat Mani Iyer Mavelikara Krishnankutty Nair Mavelikkara Prabhakara Varma Neyyattinkara Vasudevan T. N. Krishnan T. V. Gopalakrishnan K. J. Yesudas K. Omanakutty P. Unnikrishnan M. G. Radhakrishnan M. K. Sankaran Namboothiri L. Athira Krishna

Traditional Musicians

Appukutty Poduval Kalpathy Balakrishnan Kuzhur Narayana Marar Mattannur Sankarankutty Marar Moyinkutty Vaidyar Neralattu Rama Poduval Pallavur Appu Marar Peruvanam Kuttan Marar Sadanam Divakara Marar Vilayil Fazeela

Film Music

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Malayalam
music directors Category: Malayalam
Malayalam
playback singers

Popular Music

Aardra Geethangal Balabhaskar Kanmani (album) Mayilppeeli Nandagopalam Ponnona Tharangini Rithu Geethangal Stephen Devassy Thiruvona Kaineettam Thulasi Theertham Uthradapoonilave Vasantha Geethangal Sanskrit
Sanskrit
Meditation Music Yuvvh

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Padma Award winners of Kerala

Padma Vibhushan

Adoor Gopalakrishnan E. C. George Sudarshan E. Sreedharan G. Madhavan Nair John Mathai K. N. Raj K. R. Ramanathan K. Shankar Pillai Kottayan Katankot Venugopal M. S. Valiathan N. R. Pillai O. N. V. Kurup V. K. Krishna Menon V. R. Krishna Iyer Verghese Kurien K. J. Yesudas

Padma Bhushan
Padma Bhushan
(Male)

A. C. N. Nambiar Ammannur Madhava Chakyar A. Ramachandran A. Sreedhara Menon C. P. Krishnan Nair Chembai E. C. George Sudarshan Eledath Thaikkattu Narayanan Mooss G. Madhavan Nair G. Sankara Kurup Gabriel Chiramel George Joseph (scientist) Guru
Guru
Kunchu Kurup Jacob Chandy K. G. Subramanyan K. J. Yesudas K. M. George K. M. Mathew K. P. Kesava Menon K. P. P. Nambiar K. P. S. Menon (senior) K. R. Ramanathan K. Radhakrishnan K. Sankaran Nair K. Shankar Pillai K. Sukumaran K. T. Thomas (Justice) Kandathil Mammen Cherian Kavalam Narayana Panicker Kottayan Katankot Venugopal Kunhiraman Palat Candeth Kuzhur Narayana Marar M. S. Valiathan M. T. Vasudevan Nair M. V. Pylee Madavoor Vasudevan Nair Mannathu Padmanabha Pillai O. V. Vijayan P. K. Warrier Palghat Mani Iyer Pothan Joseph Prem Nazir Raghavan Thirumulpad Ramankutty Nair Satish Nambiar
Satish Nambiar
# T. J. S. George T. K. Oommen T. N. Krishnan
T. N. Krishnan
* T. V. Gopalakrishnan T. V. R. Shenoy Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai Thayil John Cherian Thomas Kailath
Thomas Kailath
# Trichur V. Ramachandran V. K. Narayana Menon Vainu Bappu
Vainu Bappu
# Vallathol Narayana Menon Verghese Kurien

Padma Bhushan
Padma Bhushan
(Female)

Balamani Amma Lakshmi N. Menon P. Leela Tara Cherian #

Padma Shri
Padma Shri
(Male)

A. Marthanda Pillai A. Sivathanu Pillai Adoor Gopalakrishnan Ammannur Madhava Chakyar Antony Padiyara Ayyappa Paniker Azad Moopen B. Paul Thaliath B. Ravi Pillai Balachandra Menon C. G. Krishnadas Nair Cheril Krishna Menon E. Sreedharan Eledath Thaikkattu Neelakandan Mooss Eluvathingal Devassy Jemmis G. Aravindan G. Shankar G. Vijayaraghavan Gopinath Pillai J. Hareendran Nair Jayaram Jose Chacko Periappuram K. J. Yesudas K. M. George K. M. Mammen Mappillai K. P. Haridas K. P. Udayabhanu K. Raghavan K. Ravindran Nair K. Shankar Pillai Kalamandalam Gopi Kalamandalam Krishnan Nair Kalamandalam Sivan Namboodiri Kandathil Mammen Cherian Kandathil Mammen Philip Kavungal Chathunni Panicker Keezhpadam Kumaran Nair Kunhiraman Palat Candeth Kunnenkeril K. Jacob Kurian John Melamparambil Kuzhivelil Mathew Laurie Baker ! Madhavan Chandradathan (M.C.Dathan) M. A. Yousuf Ali M. G. Ramachandran
M. G. Ramachandran
# M. Krishnan Nair (doctor) M. Night Shyamalan
M. Night Shyamalan
# M. R. Kurup M. S. Valiathan M. Vijayan Madhu (actor) Mammen Mathew Mammootty Mani Madhava Chakyar Mathew Kalarickal Mattannoor Sankarankutty Mitraniketan Viswanathan Mohanlal N. Balakrishnan Nair N. Kesava Panikkar N. R. Madhava Menon Narayana Panicker Kochupillai Neyyattinkara Vasudevan O. N. V. Kurup P. Gopinathan P. K. Narayanan Nambiar P. K. Rajagopalan P. K. Warrier P. Parameswaran Paul Pothen Perakath Verghese Benjamin Peruvanam Kuttan Marar Philip Augustine Prem Nazir Priyadarshan Pucadyil Ittoop John Puthenpurayil Mathew Joseph R. Marthanda Varma R. K. Krishna Kumar Rajagopalan Krishnan Resul Pookutty Shaji N. Karun Sooranad Kunjan Pillai Stanley John Sunny Varkey T. K. Alex T. N. Krishnan
T. N. Krishnan
* Thayil John Cherian Thikkurissy Sukumaran Nair Thilakan Thomas Kunnunkal Vaikom Muhammad Basheer Vazhenkada Kunchu Nair Vellayani Arjunan Verghese Kurien Vishnunarayanan Namboothiri

Padma Shri
Padma Shri
(Female)

Achamma Mathai Anju Bobby George Dipika Pallikal Karthik
Dipika Pallikal Karthik
# K. M. Beenamol K. S. Chithra Kalamandalam Kshemavathy Kalamandalam Satyabhama Leela Omchery Lucy Oommen M. D. Valsamma M. Leelavathy M. Subhadra Nair Mary Poonen Lukose Mary Verghese P. T. Usha Pepita Seth ! Rachel Thomas (skydiver) Shiny Abraham Shobana Sudha Varghese Sugathakumari Sukumari Thangam Philip Usha Uthup Vidya Balan
Vidya Balan
*

(*)By birth - (#)By ethnicity - (!)By domicile

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Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
Winners of Kerala

Carnatic Music - Vocal

Chembai
Chembai
Vaidyanatha Bhagavathar K. V. Narayanaswamy Neyyattinkara Vasudevan Trichur V. Ramachandran

Instrumental - Carnatic Violin

B. Sasikumar

Instrumental - Mridangam

Guruvayur Dorai Palghat Mani Iyer Palghat R. Raghu T. V. Gopalakrishnan

Creative and Experimental Music

K. P. Udayabhanu

Dance - Kathakali

Chenganoor Raman Pillai Guru
Guru
Gopinath Guru
Guru
Kunchu Kurup Guru
Guru
Mampuzha Madhava Panicker Kalamandalam Gopi Kalamandalam Krishnan Nair Kavungal Chathunni Panicker Kottakkal Chandrasekharan Kottakkal Sivaraman Madavoor Vasudevan Nair Mankompu Sivasankara Pillai Nelliyode Vasudevan Namboodiri Padmanabhan Nair Ramankutty Nair Sadanam Krishnankutty Vasu Pisharody Vazhenkada Kunchu Nair Vazhenkada Vijayan

Dance - Mohiniattam

Deepti Omchery Bhalla Kalamandalam Kalyanikutty Amma Kalamandalam Kshemavathy Kalamandalam Leelamma Kalamandalam Satyabhama Vimala Menon

Creative Dance/Choreography

Mrinalini Sarabhai

Major Traditions of Dance and Dance Theatre

Kalamandalam Sivan Namboodiri

Music for Dance

Kalamandalam Gangadharan

Theatre - Acting

N. N. Pillai

Theatre - Direction

Kavalam Narayana Panikkar

Theatre - Traditional / Folk / Dance / Music / Puppetry

Ammannur Madhava Chakyar Neralattu Rama Poduval Mani Madhava Chakyar P. K. Narayanan Nambiar Appukutty Poduval Mattannoor Sankarankutty

Performing Arts in the Media

K. J. Yesudas

Authority control

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