Natya Kala Acharya Award

Instituted in 2012 by Dr Engikollai Krishnan and Dr Leela Krishnan in the memory of Smt Meenakshi and Mysore Asthana Vidwan Engikollai Chidambara Ganapatigal, it is conferred each year in January on a senior dancer at the inauguration of the annual dance festival.

Winners:

2018

Smt Shanta Dhananjayan

Natya Kala Acharya

2016

Kum. Malavika Sarukkai

Natya Kala Acharya

2015

Smt. Alarmel Valli

Natya Kala Acharya

2014

Smt. Leela Samson

Natya Kala Acharya

2013

Smt. Chitra Visweswaran

Natya Kala Acharya

2012

Smt. Sudharani Raghupathy

Natya Kala Acharya

2011

Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam

Natya Kala Acharya