There was a buzz since this afternoon that Kalaimamani awards for the year 2019-2020 have been announced by the Tamilnadu government The government has announced a list of 42 people who will receive the award. Veteran actors Sarojadevi, Sowcar Janaki, veteran singer Jamuna are recipient of the award.
The award has also been announced for directors Gautham Vasudev Menon, Liaqath Ali Khan, Manoj Kumar and Ravi Mariya.
The list also includes producers Isari K Ganesh, Kalaipuli S Thanu, actors Ramarajan, Sivakarthikeyan and Yogi Babu.
The award has also been announced for actress Sangeetha, Aishwarya Rajesh, Devadarshini, Madhumitha and serial artists Nandhakumar, Santhi Williams and Nithya.
Music directors D Imman, Dheena have also made the list along with dance masters Sivasankar and Sridhar. Playbacksingers Sujatha, Ananthu, stunt choregraphers Jaguar Thangam, Dinesh, editor Anthony, Mellisai Comagan, Lyricists Kamakodiyan, Kadhal Madhi, dialogue writer V Prabhakar, cinematographer Ragunath Reddy, costumer Rajendran, makeup man Shanmugam, PRO Singaravelu, Journalist Sabitha Joseph, still photographer Sitrarasu, Shenai players Ballesh and Krishna Ballesh, Tabela player V L Prasad are also recipients of the Kalaimamani award.
However, sources from the State government have clarified that the final list of kalaimamani awardees will be announced today evening and only the partial list is being telecast.