Honors & Titles

  1. Mangala Vadhya Visaradha – at Kumbakonam in 1964.
  2. Nadhaswara Acharya at Vassar College, New York in 1973.
  3. Kalaimamani – Govt. of Tamil Nadu in 1976.
  4. Padmasri – Govt. of India in 1977.
  5. Central Sangeet Natak Academy award – in 1977.
  6. Ganakala Prapooma – Andhra Pradesh Sangeet Natak Academy in 1980.
  7. Gandharva Kalanidhi – at Rajamundry( A.P) in 1981.
  8. Madhura Kala Praveena – Sadhguru Sangeetha Samajam, Madurai.
  9. Nadhaswara Kalanidhi – Saraswathy Kala Samithy, Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, in 1984.
  10. Sapthagiri Vidhwanmani – Thyagaraja Festival Committee,Tirupaty -1984.
  11. Akhila Bharatha Nadhaswara Eka Chakradhipathi – Sri Jambukeshwar Dewasthanam, Trichy, in 1985.
  12. Hon. Degree of Doctorate – Andhra University, Visakapatnam in 1985.
  13. Honour by Telugu University – at Hyderabad in 1987.
  14. Sangeetha Vidhwanmani – Thyagaraja kala Samithy, Vijayawada – 1988.
  15. Emeritus Fellowship – Awarded by the Govt. of India in 1993.
  16. Bridhu awarded by H.H. Shri Jagadguru Srimad Bharathi Teertha Mahaswamy at Shringeri in 19 Also appointed as the Asthana Vidhwan of Shringeri mutt.
  17. Sangeetha Kala Nipuna – Mylapore Fine Arts Club, Madras on 11.12.1993 conferred by Shri. R. Venkatraman, former President of India.
  18. Isai Peraringar – Tamil Isai Sangam, Madras – conferred by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamilnadu Dr. j. Jayalalitha on 21.12.1993.
  19. Sangeetha Rathna Mysore T. Chowdaiah National Award – Conferred by His Excellency Shri. K.R. Narayanan, Vice- President of India, at the Academy of music, Bangalore on 4.3.1995.
  20. Award of Rajarathna – Muthamizh P eravai, Madras on 1.12.1995, conferred by Sri. M. Karunanidhi, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
  21. Sangeetha Kalanidhi – conferred by Music Academy, Chennai on 1.1.1999.