Dr. Sunil Kothari and Leela Venkataraman received GURU GANGADHAR PRADHAN SMRUTI SAMMAN from Orissa Dance Academy at Dhauli Kalinga Mahotsav on 6th February 2017, Bhubaneswar. 



The Rotary Club of Madras Central honours the Dhananjayans with Rotary award of FOR THE SAKE OF HONOR towards their immense contribution in the field of performing arts on February 27, 2017 at Hotel Hyatt, Chennai.



Among the Padma awards, only 2 dancers have been chosen for PADMA SHRI - 101 year old Chemanchery Kunhiraman Nair (Kathakali) and Aruna Mohanty (Odissi).
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Milap Festival Trust, its Board and Staff Team, have chosen Narthaki.com and Dr. Anita Ratnam as its Founder Director, for the first International Arts Award VISHWA KALA RATNA established by the Trust for the year 2017. The award celebrates and acknowledges the sterling contribution made by dynamic, well established individuals/organizations towards promoting and strengthening Indian Arts globally. Milapfest will confer the award in England at the Awards Ceremony later in the year. ...Read more


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