Kartik Fine Arts celebrated its 37th anniversary at Bharathia Vidya Bhavan on April 15.
D. Jayakumar, Speaker, TN Legislative Assembly was the chief guest. He presented the awards to artistes and released the Kartik Fine Arts’ souvenir.
Carnatic Music, Vocalist P S Narayanaswamy, Violinists M S Anantharaman, Dr M Chandrasekaran, Percussionists Mannargudi A Easwaran, T H Vikku Vinayakaram and Dr T V Gopalakrishnan were presented with ‘Kartik Life Time Achievement Award 2012’.
Theatre artistes, K S Nagarajan, Vanoli Anna – Koothapiran, Kudanthai Mali, Y Gee Mahendra, Kumari Sachu and Srihari were awarded ‘Kartik Life Time Achievement Award 2012’.
Mridangists K V Prasad, Neyveli Narayanan, Ghatam V Suresh, Violinists Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi, Dr Narmada, Vocalists Mambalam Sisters – R Vijayalakshmi, R Chitra received the ‘Kartik Award of Excellence 2012’.