CM EPS Announces About Kalaimamani Awards And The Stipend!

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

CM EPS Announces About Kalaimamani Awards And The Stipend!

Kalaimamani awards will be given in the name of the late Tamilnadu CM Dr J. “ Jayalalithaa.” The Tamilnadu Government announced that the stipend for the senior artists would be increased from Rs. 2000 to Rs. 3000 per month. Hopefully, this should have made the senior artists feel happy. After eight years the Tamilnadu Government is honoring the Tamil cinema industry people. The list of Kalaimamani award recipients for the year 2011 to 2018 is here:

For the year 2011

Actors/ Actresses: R Rajasekar, Rajiv alias P Rajasekar, Kutti Padmini, “ Pandu,”

Choreographer: Puliyur Saroja

Playback Singer: BS Sasirekha

Costume Designer: P Kasi

For the year 2012

Actors/ Actresses: S S Senbagamuthu, T Rajashri, B R Varalakshmi, Chitra Lakshmanan

Playback Singer: Gana Ulaganathan

Cinematographer:  Babu alias N V Anandakrishnan 

For the year 2013

Actors/ Actresses: “ Prasanna,” “ Nalini,” “Pandiyarajan,” Kanchana Devi, Sarada, T P Gajendran, and action choreographer Judo K K Rathnam

Playback singer: R Krishnaraj, Paravai Muniyamma and “ Velmurugan

For the year 2014

Actors/ Actresses: “ Ponvannan

Director: Suresh Krissna

Playback singer: “ Malathi

Choreographer: NA Thara 

For the year 2015

Actors/ Actresses: Maadhu Balaji and Prabhu deva

Director: A N Pavithran

Music director: Vijay Antony

Lyricist: Yugabharathi

Cinematographer: R Rathinavelu

Playback singer: Gana Bala 

For the year 2016

Actors/ Actresses: “ M Sasikumar,” MS Bhaskar, Thambi Ramaiah and “ Soori

For the year 2017

Actors/ Actresses: Vijay Sethupathi, “ Priyamani” and “ Singamuthu

Director: “ Hari

Music director: Yuvan Shankar Raja

Producer: Kalaignanam

Photography: Seshadri Nathan Sugumaran, Ravi 

For the year 2018

Actors/ Actresses: “ Srikanth” and “ Santhanam

Producer: “ A M Rathnam

Cinematographer:  Ravi Varman

Playback singer: Unni Menon

Musician: Vidya Subramanian

Keyboard: K. Sathyanarayanan