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The Akademi's charter of functions was expanded along the original lines in 1961, when the Sangeet Natak Akademi was reconstituted by the Government as a society and registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860 (as amended in 1957). These functions are set down in the Akademi's Memorandum of Association, adopted at its registration as a society on 11 September 1961.

Since its inception the Akademi has been functioning as the apex body of the performing arts in the country, preserving and promoting the vast intangible heritage of India's diverse culture expressed in the forms of music, dance and drama. In furtherance of its objectives the Akademi coordinates and collaborates with the governments and art academies of different States and Territories of the Union of India as also with major cultural institutions in the country. The Akademi establishes and looks after institutions and projects of national importance in the field of the performing arts.

The National School of Drama, set up in 1959, was the first of their two national institutions of dance -- Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy in Imphal and Kathak Kendra (National Institute of Kathak Dance) in New Delhi - were set up in 1964 respectively. National Projects of Support to Kuttiyattam - the age-old Sanskrit theatre of Kerala - Chhau dances of eastern India and Sattriya traditions of Assam have been lauched subsequently.

After ten years of intensive work under the Kutiyattam project, the UNESCO declared Kutiyattam as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity in May 2001.It organizes performances of music, dance, and theatre. The Akademi Awards are the highest national recognition conferred on eminent artistes. The Akademi also confers Fellowships and Scholarship, their numbers being restricted to 30 living recipients. The Fellowship and Awards caries purse money of Rs. 3,00,000/- and Rs. 1,00,000/- respectively besides a shawl and Tamrapatra..

C. K. Balagopalan

2003

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Hari krishna Behera

2003

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Kalavati Devi

2003

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Sadanam Balakrishnan

2003

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Sunayana Hazarilal

2003

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Thiyam Suryamukhi Devi

2003

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K. Uma Rama Rao

2003

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Urmila Nagar

2003

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Durllav Chandra Singh

2004

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jatin Goswami

2004

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Kalamandalam Ramankutty Nair

2004

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Kalamandalam Sugandhi

2004

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Kanhai Lal Maharana

2004

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Kidangoor Rama Chakyar

2004

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Naren Gurung

2004

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Nirmala Ramachandran

2004

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Rohini Hattangady

2004

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Satyaram Reang

2004

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Durga Cbaran Ranbir

2005

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Josyula Krishna Murthy

2005

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Kongbrailatpam Radhamohon Sharma

2005

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Korada Narasimha Rao

2005

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Mathoor Govindan Kutty

2005

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P. K.Govindan Nambiar

2005

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R. Rhadha

2005

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Thokchom Chaotombi Singh

2005

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Tirath Ram Azad

2005

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Gorima Hazarika

2006

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Kottakal Chandra Sekharan

2006

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Kalamandalam Gangadharan

2006

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Kalamandalam Vimala Menon

2006

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Munna Lal Shukla

2006

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Pasumarthy Rattiah Sarma

2006

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S. Narmada

2006

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Surendra Nath Jena

2006

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Deepti Omchery Bhalla

2007

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Geetanjali Lal

2007

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Gunakanta Dutta Borbayan

2007

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Kalamandalam Sivan Nambootiri

2007

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Ranjana Gauhar

2007

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Sadanam Krishnan kutty

2007

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Sucheta Bhide Chapekar

2007

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Yeleswarapu Nageswara Sarma

2007

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Ananda Shankar Jayant

2009

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Daksha Sheth

2009

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Geeta Mahalik

2009

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Kala Krishna

2009

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Kalamandalam Rajan

2009

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Laipubam Bino Devi

2009

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Prerana Shrimali

2009

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Vyjayanthi Kashi

2009

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B. Herambanathan

2013

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Chinta Seetha Ramanjaneyulu

2013

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Dhaneswar Swain

2013

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Jamuna Krishnan

2013

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Jogen Dutta Bayan

2013

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Kalamandalam M. P. S. Namboodiri

2013

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Rajashree Shirke

2013

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Sangeeta Dash

2013

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V. Srinivasa Renga Chariar

2013

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Aloka Prava Kanungo

2015

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G. Padmaja Reddy

2015

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K. Kunhiraman Nair

2015

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Mandakini Trivedi

2015

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Ranganayaki Jayaraman

2015

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Sadashiva Pradhan

2015

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Sarojini Nangiaramma

2015

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Sharodi Saikia

2015

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V. Rajkumar Bharathi

2015

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Wangkhem Lokendrajit Singh

2015

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A. B. Bala Kondala Rao

2016

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Anita Raajyalaxmi Ratnam

2016

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Geeta Chandran

2016

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Gopal Prasad Dubey

2016

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Haricharan Bhuyan Borbayan

2016

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Jitendra Maharaj

2016

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Kalamandalam Ramachandran Unnithan

2016

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Maisnam Kaminikumar Singh

2016

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Ratikant Mohapatra

2016

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Ashit Desai

2017

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Deepika Reddy

2017

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Janmejoy Sai Babu

2017

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Laiphrakpam Ningol Oinam Ongbi Dhoni Devi

2017

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Madambi Subramanian Namboothiri

2017

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Rama Vaidyanathan

2017

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Ramkrishna Talukdar

2017

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Shobha Koser

2017

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Sujata Mohapatra

2017

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JATIN GOSWAMI

2018

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SONAL MANSINGH

2018

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THIRUVIDAIMARUDUR KUPPIAH KALYANASUNDRAM

2018

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RADHA SRIDHAR

2018

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MAULIK SHAH AND ISHIRA PARIKH

2018

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AKHAM LASHMI DEVI

2018

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SURUPA SEN

2018

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TANKESWAR HAZARIKA BORBYAN

2018

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GOPIKA VARMA

2018

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PASUMARTHY RAMALINGA SASTRY

2018

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TAPAN KUMAR PATTANAYAK

2018

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Chandra Sekhar Bhanj (Mayurbhanj)

1991

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Chandralekha

1991

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Chennithala Chellapan Pillai

1991

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Radha & Raja Reddy (Joint Award)

1991

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Raja & Radha Reddy (Joint Award)

1991

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Reba Vidyarthi

1991

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Dhirendra Nath Pattnaik

1992

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K J Sarasa

1992

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M K Chakyar

1992

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Sachin Shankar

1992

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C.V. Chandrasekhar

1993

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H. Ngangbi Devi

1993

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Josyula Seetharamaiah

1993

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Kalamandalam Padmanabhan Nair

1993

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Kubernath Tanjorker

1993

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Manjusri Chaki-Sircar

1993

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Kalamandalam V. Sathyabhama

1994

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Kumkum Mohanty

1994

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T. Nadia Singh

1994

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V.P. Dhananjayan & Shanta Dhananjayan (Joint Award)

1994

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Vedantam Parvateesam

1994

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Astad Deboo

1995

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L. Thambalangoubi Devi

1995

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M.K. Saroja

1995

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Raghunath Dutta

1995

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Ramlal Bareth

1995

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Dharshana Jhaveri

1996

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Indira P.P. Bora

1996

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Indira Rajan

1996

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Kottakkal Krishnan Kutty Nair

1996

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Rani Karnaa

1996

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Sarada Hoffman

1996

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Gangadhar Pradhan

1997

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Kanaka Srinivasan

1997

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Madavoor Vasudevan Nair

1997

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Samanduram Tondon Devi

1997

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Banashree Rao & Veeranala Jayarama Rao (Joint Award)

1998

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Kalamandalam Kshemavathy

1998

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Kottakkal Sivaraman

1998

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Lakshmi Viswanathan

1998

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Ningombam Madhabi Devi

1998

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Pradip Chaliha

1998

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Sunderlal Sathyanarayan Gangani

1998

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Veeranala Jayarama Rao & Banashree Rao (Joint Award)

1998

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Bharati Shivaji

1999-

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H.R. Keshava Murthy

1999-

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K. Kalyanasundaram Pillai

1999-

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Leela Samson

1999-

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Madhavi Mudgal

1999-

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Mallika Sarabhai

1999-

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Minati Mishra

1999-

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Nelliyodu Vesudevan Namboodiri

1999-

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Parmanand Borbayan

1999-

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Shovana Narayan

1999-

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Sorokhaibam Naran Singh

1999-

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Swapnasundari Rao

1999-

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Alarmel Valli

2001

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Charu Sija Mathur

2001

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Ghana Kanta Bora

2001

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Gul Bardhan

2001

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Kalamandalam Govinda Warrier

2001

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Prathibha Prahlad

2001

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Khulem Ongbi Leipaklotpi Devi

2002

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Kiran Segal

2002

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Malavika Sarukkai

2002

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Rajendra Kumar Gangani

2002

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Sambhu Bhattacharya

2002

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Bikram Kumbhakar (Saraikella)

1990

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Kalanidhi Narayanan

1990

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Sobha Naidu

1990

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Th. Babu Singh

1990

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Gambhir Singh Mura (Purulia)

1982

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Kartik Ram

1982

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Kumudini Lakhia

1982

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L. Tombi Devi

1982

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Vyjayanthimala Bali

1982

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R.K. Singhajit Singh

1984

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Subramaniam Sarada

1984

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Sudharani Raghupathy

1984

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Khaidem Lokeshwar Singh

1985

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Mankompu Sivasankara Pillai

1985

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Mayadhar Raut

1985

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T.K. Mahalingam Pillai

1985

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Vedantam Prahlada Sarma

1985

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Chandrabhaga Devi & U.S. Krishna Rao (Joint Award)

1987

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Chitra Visweswaran

1987

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Kalamandalam Gopi

1987

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Madan Mohan Lenka (Mayurbhanj)

1987

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Pasumarthy Venugopala Krishna Sarma

1987

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Sonal Mansingh

1987

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Tarun Kumar Singh

1987

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U.S. Krishna Rao & Chandrabhaga Devi (Joint Award)

1987

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Uma Sharma

1987

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Ibopishak Sharma

1988

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Keezhpatam Kumaran Nair

1988

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Srihari Nayak

1988

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Maya Rao

1989

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V.S. Muthuswamy Pillai

1989

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Indrani Rahman

1981

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Kedarnath Sahu (Saraikella)

1981

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Parvati Kimar

1981

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Vempati Chinna Satyam

1981

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L. Thouranishabi Devi

1980

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R.K. Priyagopal Sana

1980

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Roseshwar Saikia Bayan Moktar

1980

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Ammanur Madhava Chakyar

1979

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Pandanallur Subbaraya Pillai

1979

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Prabhat Ganguli

1979

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Rohini Bhate

1979

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Deba Prasad Das

1977

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Nayana Susheel Jhaveri

1977

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Yamini Krishnamurthy

1977

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M. Muthiah Pillai

1976

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Narendra Sharma

1976

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Ojha Maibam Ibungohal Singh

1976

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Sanjukta Panigrahi (Joint Award with Raghunath Panigrahi for Odissi music)

1976

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K. Sankarankutty Panicker

1975

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Krishna Chandra Naik (Mayurbhanj)

1975

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N.P. Krishnan Kutty Nambissan

1975

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Rajani Maibi

1975

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Roshan Kumari

1975

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L. Ibemhal Devi

1974

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T.T. Ramankutty Nair

1974

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S.NO Event Date Event Name Venue E-Invite
1 09-04-2022 AKADEMI AWARDS Vigyan Bhawan
2 09-04-2022 Festival of Peforming Arts Mendoot Theatre Complex

The Akademi's charter of functions was expanded along the original lines in 1961, when the Sangeet Natak Akademi was reconstituted by the Government as a society and registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860 (as amended in 1957). These functions are set down in the Akademi's Memorandum of Association, adopted at its registration as a society on 11 September 1961.

Since its inception the Akademi has been functioning as the apex body of the performing arts in the country, preserving and promoting the vast intangible heritage of India's diverse culture expressed in the forms of music, dance and drama. In furtherance of its objectives the Akademi coordinates and collaborates with the governments and art academies of different States and Territories of the Union of India as also with major cultural institutions in the country. The Akademi establishes and looks after institutions and projects of national importance in the field of the performing arts.

The National School of Drama, set up in 1959, was the first of their two national institutions of dance -- Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy in Imphal and Kathak Kendra (National Institute of Kathak Dance) in New Delhi - were set up in 1964 respectively. National Projects of Support to Kuttiyattam - the age-old Sanskrit theatre of Kerala - Chhau dances of eastern India and Sattriya traditions of Assam have been lauched subsequently.

After ten years of intensive work under the Kutiyattam project, the UNESCO declared Kutiyattam as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity in May 2001.It organizes performances of music, dance, and theatre. The Akademi Awards are the highest national recognition conferred on eminent artistes. The Akademi also confers Fellowships and Scholarship, their numbers being restricted to 30 living recipients. The Fellowship and Awards caries purse money of Rs. 3,00,000/- and Rs. 1,00,000/- respectively besides a shawl and Tamrapatra..

The Akademi's charter of functions was expanded along the original lines in 1961, when the Sangeet Natak Akademi was reconstituted by the Government as a society and registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860 (as amended in 1957). These functions are set down in the Akademi's Memorandum of Association, adopted at its registration as a society on 11 September 1961.

Since its inception the Akademi has been functioning as the apex body of the performing arts in the country, preserving and promoting the vast intangible heritage of India's diverse culture expressed in the forms of music, dance and drama. In furtherance of its objectives the Akademi coordinates and collaborates with the governments and art academies of different States and Territories of the Union of India as also with major cultural institutions in the country. The Akademi establishes and looks after institutions and projects of national importance in the field of the performing arts.

The National School of Drama, set up in 1959, was the first of their two national institutions of dance -- Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy in Imphal and Kathak Kendra (National Institute of Kathak Dance) in New Delhi - were set up in 1964 respectively. National Projects of Support to Kuttiyattam - the age-old Sanskrit theatre of Kerala - Chhau dances of eastern India and Sattriya traditions of Assam have been lauched subsequently.

After ten years of intensive work under the Kutiyattam project, the UNESCO declared Kutiyattam as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity in May 2001.It organizes performances of music, dance, and theatre. The Akademi Awards are the highest national recognition conferred on eminent artistes. The Akademi also confers Fellowships and Scholarship, their numbers being restricted to 30 living recipients. The Fellowship and Awards caries purse money of Rs. 3,00,000/- and Rs. 1,00,000/- respectively besides a shawl and Tamrapatra..

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