Delhi based Sree Shanmukhananda Sangeettha Sabha honoured The Dhananjayans this year with the title and honour ' NAATYA RATNA' on 26th February 2010 on the inauguration of their 60th year Art festival which was conducted from February 26th to March 3rd 2010 at Delhi Andhrapradesh Bhavan, Ambetkar Auditorium.  H.E  ESL Narasimhan (Governor of Andhrapradesh, an alumni of Adyar Besant School, Kalakshetra) presented the award.