The General Council of the Akademi has selected thirty eight (38) artistes (2 joint
awards) from the fields of music, dance, theatre and puppetry for the Sangeet Natak
Akademi Awards (Akademi Puraskar) for the year 2013.
Among them are two from the Mylapore neighbourhood – Carnatic vocalist Aruna Sairam and theatre personality Prasanna Ramaswamy.
These prestigious awards recognise the contributions of India’s artistes at the highest level.