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Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships and Awards 2014

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President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee conferred the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for the year 2014 at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan to recognize the achievements of performing artists as well as teachers and scholars in the field of performing arts.

Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships and Awards

Here is the list of awardees

Category

Winner Name

Music

Vocal Ashwani Bhide Deshpande, Iqbal Ahmed Khan, Nath Narelkar
Instrumental –Tabla Nayan Ghosh
Instrumental – Flute Ronu Majumdar
Carnatic Music – Vocal Neyveli Santhanagopalan
Instrumental – Carnatic Violin Dwaram Durga Prasad Rao
Instrumental –Thavil T. A. Kaliyamurthy
Instrumental – Ghatam Sukanya Ramgopal

Dance

Bharatnatyam Adayar Janardanan
Kathak Uma Dogra
Manipuri N. Amusana Devi
Kuchipudi Vedantam Radhesyam
Odissi Sudhakar Sahoo
Sattriya Anita Sharma
Chhau Jagru Mahato
Creative Dance Navtej Singh Johar

Music For Dance

Kathakali Varanasi Vishnu Namboothiri

Theatre

Acting Ramdas Kamath
Direction Surya Mohan Kulshrestha, Chidambar Rao Jambe
Playwriting Asgar Wajahat

Allied Theatre Arts

Music for Theatre Amod Bhatt
Music for Theatre – Chattisgarh Amardas Manikpuri

Major Traditions of Theatre

Yakshagana Manjunath Bhagwat Hostota

Traditional / Folk / Tribal / Dance / Music / Theatre and Puppetry

Traditional Music – Punjab Puran Shah Koti
Puppetry – Puducherry K. Kesavasamy
Makeup/Costume for Kathakali Kalamandalam Ram Mohan
Mask Making – Assam Reba Kanta Mohanta
Folk Music – Jammu & Kashmir Abdul Rashid Hafiz
Thang-Ta – Manipur K.Shanathoiba Sharma
Nautanki – U.P. Ramdayal Sharma
Folk Music – Tripura Thanga Darlong

Overall Contribution/Scholarships

Akshara K. V. and Indudhar Nirody

Sangeet Natak Akademi Ratna Puraskar ( Akademi Fellow)

S. R. Janakiraman, M.S. Sathyu, Vijay Kichlu and Tulsidas Borkar


About Sangeet Natak Akademi (SNA)
It is the apex body in the country for the promotion and preservation of the performing arts of the country.  It is India’s National Academy for Music, Dance and Drama established by Indian education ministry in 31 May 1952.

About Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship
The Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship aka Sangeet Natak Akademi Ratna Sadasya is an honour for the performing arts in India established in 1954. It is the highest honour in the performing arts conferred by the Government of India. Cash award is of Rs 3 Lakh.

About Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar is an award given by the Sangeet Natak Akademi established in 1952. It is the highest Indian recognition given to practicing artists. The award consists of Rs. 50,000, a citation, an angavastram (a shawl) and tamrapatra (a brass plaque).