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Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
Award for contributions to Performing arts
Awarded forAward for performing arts in India
Sponsored bySangeet Natak Akademi
First awarded1952
Last awarded2018

Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar (IPA: Saṅgīta Nāṭaka Akādamī Puraskāra) is an award given by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, India's National Academy of Music, Dance & Drama. It is the highest Indian recognition given to practicing artists.[1] The award earlier in 2003, consisted of Rs. 50,000, a citation, an angavastram (a shawl), and a tamrapatra (a brass plaque).[2] Since 2009 cash prize has been increased to ₹1,00,000.[3] The awards are given in the categories of music, dance, theatre, other traditional arts and puppetry, and for contribution/scholarship in performing arts.[2]

Award recipients

Music

Hindustani music

Vocal
Instrumental
Been/Rudra Veena/Vichitra Veena
Guitar
Harmonium
Pakhavaj
Santoor
Sarangi
Sarod
Shehnai
Sitar
Surbahar
Tabla
Violin

Carnatic music

Vocal
Instrumental
Clarionet
Flute
Ghatam
Gottuvadhyam
Kanjira
Mandolin
Mridangam
Nagaswaram
Saxophone
Thavil
Veena
Violin

Creative and experimental music

Other major traditions of music

Dance

Bharatanatyam

Chhau

Creative dance/Choreography

Kathak

Kathakali

Kuchipudi

Manipuri

Mohiniattam

Odissi

Sattriya

Other major traditions of dance and dance theatre

Music for dance

Theatre

Acting

From 1952–2003 (language-wise)
Assamese
Bengali theatre
Gujarati theatre
Hindi theatre
Kannada
Malayalam
Manipuri
Marathi theatre
Oriya
Sanskrit
Tamil
Telugu theatre
Urdu
From 2004 onwards

Mime

Direction

Playwriting

2012 onwards

Allied Theatre Arts

Major traditions of theatre

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

Puppetry /Mime/ Allied arts of traditional forms

Overall Contribution/Scholarship

List of recipients, showing the year and field[10]
Year Recipient Field
1994 Kanak Rele Dance
1994 K. V. Subbanna Theatre
1995 Sunil Kothari Dance
1996 Ram Gopal Bajaj Theatre
2000 B. V. K. Sastry Performing Arts
2000 Nemi Chandra Jain Performing Arts
2000 Shanta Serbjeet Singh Performing Arts
2001 Suresh Awasthi Performing Arts
2002 Romesh Chander Theatre
2002 J. N. Kaushal Theatre
2003 P. V. Subramanium 'Subbudu' Performing Arts
2004 Sushil Kumar Saxena Performing Arts
2005 Pratibha Agrawal Theatre
2006 Rekha Jain Performing Arts
2007 Mukund Lath Performing Arts
2008 R. Sathyanarayana Performing Arts
2009 Leela Venkataraman Performing Arts
2010 Ashok Ranade Performing Arts - Music
2010 Jaidev Taneja Performing Arts - Theatre
2011 Shrivatsa Goswami
2011 Sundari K. Shridharani
2012 Arun Kakade
2012 Nandini Ramani
2013 N. Ramanathan
2013 Mysore V. Subramanya
2014 Indudhar Nirody
2014 Akshara K. V.
2015 Chaman Lal Ahuja Performing Arts
2015 Shanta Gokhale Performing Arts
2015 Rani Balbir Kaur Theatre
2017 Sandhya Purecha Dance
2018 Puru Dadheech Dance

Films

Key
   # Indicates an award for the performing arts in the media
List of recipients, showing the year and field[10]
Year Recipient Field
1957 Debaki Bose Direction
1957 Gajanan Digambar Madgulkar Screenplay
1958 Sachin Dev Burman Music Direction
1958 Durga Khote Acting
1959 Ashok Kumar Acting
1959 Satyajit Ray Direction
1960 Chhabi Biswas Acting
1961 Lalita Pawar Acting
1961 Kavi Pradeep Lyricist
1961 Mukhram Sharma Screenplay
1988 Salil Chowdhury# Music
1991 Sudhir Phadke# Music
1992 Naushad# Music
1992 K. J. Yesudas# Music
2001 Prem Matiyani# Theatre

References

  1. ^ United News of India, Press Trust of India (1 March 2007). "Gursharan gets 'Akademi Ratna'". The Tribune. Chandigarh. Archived from the original on 4 March 2007. Retrieved 11 March 2009.
  2. ^ a b "Guidelines for Sangeet Natak Akademi Ratna and Akademi Puraskar". Sangeet Natak Akademi. Archived from the original on 27 July 2011. Retrieved 12 July 2009.
  3. ^ "Sangeet Natak Akademi honour for Jasraj, Shreeram Lagoo". The Hindu. PTI. 17 February 2010. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 26 April 2018.((cite news)): CS1 maint: others (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 January 2021. Retrieved 7 August 2018.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "The General Council of the Sangeet Natak Akademi Announces Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships (Akademi Ratna) and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards (Akademi Puraskar) for the Year 2018". pib.gov.in.
  6. ^ "Artist - Saudagar Nagnath Gore 'Chhota Gandharva' (Vocal), Gharana - Gwalior".
  7. ^ https://www.sangeetnatak.gov.in/sna/citation_popup.php?id=1364&at=2[dead link]
  8. ^ "Sangeet Natak Academy Annual Report 2008-09" (PDF). sangeetnatak.gov.in. Govt. of India. 2009.
  9. ^ "List of Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar awardees 2013" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 December 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2013.
  10. ^ a b "Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards". New Delhi: Sangeet Natak Akademi. Retrieved 4 January 2017.