After many years, the government has decided to give the Kalaimamani awards from 2011, the year the AIADMK government led by Jayalalithaa came to power in its previous term. Among the Kalaimamani award winners from the Tamil film industry are musicians Yuvan Sankar Raja and Vijay Antony, actors Karthi, Vijay Sethupathi, Sasikumar, Priyamani, Srikanth… How a machine learning model collects data without compromising privacy?   | Photo Credit: L_SRINIVASAN. govt. The awardees list for artistes and their work between 2011 and 2018, included Sudha for her compering for the year 2015, for her advocacy and awareness programmes to ensure acceptance of the community in society. Subscribe to The Hindu now and get unlimited access. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. The award was first given in 1954 and it carries a cash purse "Porkizhi" of Rs. The Kalaimamani awards have almost always remained synonymous with controversy. Guru Ratna (Lifetime Achievement): Dharambir Singh Dhadyalla, MBE. Karthi, Vijay Sethupathi among Kalaimamani award winners, Watch | Cyclone Nivar: scenes from across Tamil Nadu, More commuters allowed to travel by workmen special trains, In pictures: Northeast monsoon announces its arrival to Chennai. 32-minute documentary narrates, Protect the right of ordinary people to bail, Supreme Court tells judges, Under house arrest, says Mehbooba Mufti; police deny charge, Two protesters enter field during India-Australia ODI in Sydney, Farmers march live updates | Braving tear gas shells, water canons, farmers continue their fight against farms laws, Donald Trump says he will leave the White House if Electoral College votes for Joe Biden, A clear reading of the Ayurveda surgery move, Coronavirus | First ‘wave’ of COVID-19 vaccination to cover 30 crore Indians, Do not have a straw and sipper to give Stan Swamy, NIA tells court. … Subbulakshmi award. We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing, our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami presented the Kalaimamani awards to artistes for the years 2011 to 2018 on Tuesday. C.V. Chandrasekar, Vaijayanthimala Bali and Mrs. and Mr. V.P. Recipients of the Kalaimamani Award — given by the Government of Tamil Nadu state in India, for excellence in the performing arts and literature. The State government on Thursday announced Kalaimamani awards for 201 personalities, including writers, singers, dancers, musicians and actors, for their contribution to culture from 2011. Here is a list of the awardees from Tamil film industry from 2011 – 2018: 2011. New on Netflix this week: ‘Mank’, ‘Bhaag Beanie Bhaag’ and more, Christopher Nolan’s Tenet is my second Cinderella moment: Dimple Kapadia, Cher to visit Pakistan to help ‘world’s loneliest elephant’, Protesters enter field during India-Australia ODI at SCG, ‘Paava Kadhaigal’ teaser: Netflix anthology to release on December 18, Wait-listed SC medical aspirant takes up job in catering service in Pollachi, 2 staff suspended after video of dog licking blood from girl’s body at U.P. It has helped us keep apace with events and happenings. The government had conferred 201 people from 78 fields for their contribution to art and literature between 2011 and 2018. The full list is available on http://www.tn.gov.in/ta/ go_view/dept/32. Dhananjayan will receive the Balasaraswathi award. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. We promise to deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda.