Padma Awards 2023 Winners: Singer Vani Jayaram Gets Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri for Kalyana Sundaram Pillai


Chennai, January 25: Noted playback singer Vani Jayaram, on Tamil Nadu, was on Wednesday awarded the Padma Bhushan. She has rendered more than 8,000 playback songs in 14 different languages. She has also recorded thousands of devotional and private albums and participated in several solo concerts both inside and outside the country. Padma Awards 2023 Full List: Check Names of Recipients of Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri on Eve of India’s 74th Republic Day.

Jayaram has won the National Film Awards for Best Female Playback singer three times and has also won state awards from Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Gujarat. In 2012, she won the Filmfare lifetime award. Padma Awards 2023: Mulayam Singh Yadav Awarded Padma Vibhushan Posthumously; SM Krishna, Zakir Hussain, Sudha Murty Among Awardees.

Bharatnatyam Guru from Tamil Nadu Guru Kalyanasundaram Pillai was awarded the Padma Shri. The highly respected Bharatanatyam teacher, hails from a renowned nattuvanar family of Thiruvidaimarudur in Thanjavur. His family was attached to Mahalinga Swamy temple where they were involved in temple rituals.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jan 25, 2023 11:24 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website

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