The Palghat Mani Iyer Puraskar award created by Chennai Fine Arts was presented to kanjira vidwan K. V. Gopalakrishnan at an event held on Friday evening, June 10 at Gokhale Sastri Hall, Luz.
The award was presented by violin vidwan A. Kanyakumari. Palghat Ramprasad was also present.
The award remembers the mridangam maestro Palghat Mani Iyer.
Later, Kanyakumari presented a concert.