BRAHMA GANA SABHA’S “PADMAM” AWARDS -2015
Brahma Gana Sabha’s annual award function was held on 1st January 2016
at Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium. A sizable Rasika’s turned up to cheer
the awardees Sri. Parur M.S.Anantharaman (Violin), The Dhananjayans
(Bharatanaatyam), Kudandai Mali (Drama) and Sri O.S.Thiagarajan (Carnatic
vocal). The awards carried a purse of one lakh of
Rupees cheque, endowed by Vijayakumar Reddy of Apollo family in
memory of Sri.Obul Reddy and wife Gananmbal.
Inaugurating the festival Sri. Ravi Viswanathan of TCS reiterated
the responsibility of the Corporate Houses to support the Art and
culture and praised Dr.Nally Kuppuswamy for his
generous contributions toward all art activities, not only during
December season, but also throughout the year.
Siezing the opportunity the recipient of he “Naatya Padam awardee ,
V.P.Dhananjayan effectively put forward a suggestion to the TCS
and Nally to build proper Naatya Mandapam (equipped theater ) for the
benefit of the Classical performing arts. The Rasikas and
artistes applauded his suggestion and let the ball rolling.
The meeting was followed by Bharatanaatyam performances by Anwesha Das, Priya Murale, and Divya Kasturi.