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Music Academy's Sangita Kalanidhi Award
N. Chandrasekaran, Chairman, TATA Sons Private Ltd, conferred the Sangita Kalanidhi Award on Neyveli R. Santhanagoplapan (2020), mridhangam maestro Tiruvarur P. Bhaktavatsalam (2021), and violin duo Lalgudi G.J.R. Krishnan and his sister G.J.R. Vijayalakshmi (2022).
The Sangita Kala Acharya Awards went to nagaswaram player Kizhvelur N.G. Ganesan (2020), Ritha Rajan (2021) and R.S. Jayalakshmi (2022).
The TTK Awards were presented to Thamarakkad Govindan Namboodri (2020), Nemani Somayajulu (2021) and K.V. Anand (2022). The musicologist Award went to V. Premalatha.