Accomplishments and Awards

Highly Accomplished Veena Artist
  • Sangeet Natak Academi Awardee
  • a senior most Top Grade Veena Artiste of  Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad
  • 50 Years on All India Radio Broad Cast
  • 35 Years of AP Govt Music & Dance College Service
  • 20 Years as Principal & Retired on Dec.2005
  • Participated in National Programmes on All India Radio and Doordarshan
  • OBS and Sangeet Sammelan Concerts Etc.
  • Over 60 Years of Musical Career
  • Given Numerous Concerts in India and Abroad. 
Awards
  • All India Inter University Youth Festival 1st Prize in veena - 1964
  • Saraswathi Ganasabha I Prize in vocal , Kakinada – 1967 
  • Purandara Dasa Competition, Tambura Award , Vijayawada – 1969. 
  • Best Veena Concert Award, Music Academy, Chennai –Dec 1978 
  • Best Veena Concert Award, Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, Chennai – 1980 
  • Akashvani Awards for innovative feature “ Nadabandham” – 1983. 
  • Kala Soujanya, Navaratna Awards, Vijayawada – 1995. 
  • Dasari Music Academy – Guntur – 2000. Veena Vadya Vidya Visarada, Mahathi Music Academy, Eluru–1998 
  • TANA, Philadelphia , USA – 2001 
  • Srija Annual Awards, Vijayawada – 2002. 
  • TFAS Award at New Jersey, USA – 2004 
  • Kinnera Award, Hyderabad –2005 
  • Participated in VEENEYA BEDAGU conducted by Gayan Samaj, Bangalore 
  • Sangita Vidwanmani Award , Vijayawada – 2005. 
  • Suvarna Ghanta Kankanam Presented by Nritya Ravali, Vijayawada. 
  • Honoured by admirers in Vijayawada Dec 2005. 
  • Award from SAPNA Chicago (USA) Sri Annamacharya Projects of America–06 
  • Honoured by Sadguru Sivananda Murthy garu , Bhimli, Visakhapatnam – 2007. 
  • “Mahati Kalanidhi”, by Ajovibho Kandalam Foundation NewJersey USA – 2007. 
  • Delhi Telugu Academy Award Ugadi Puraskar – 2008. 
  • Sunada veena vadya Vidwanmani Award, Saptaswara – Hyd – 2008. 
  • Surajkund Craft Village, Veena Award New Delhi Haryana – 2008. 
  • Veena Vadana Chatura Award, Tyagaraja Bhakta Brundam , Hyd – 2008 
  • Honoured by Chorlette USA Andhra association 2009 
  • Award from Bharathi teerdha CHICAGO USA 2009. 
  • Sanmanam at Houstan Sahithi lokam USA.2009 
  • Sanmanam At Dayton Nadayogam USA 2009. 
  • Andhra Pradesh Government Ugadi Puraskar 2011. 
  • Telugu University Visishta Prathibha Puraskar 2011. 
  • Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham Asthana Vidwan – 2011 
  • Parupalli Ramakrishnayya Panthulu Award “ Sunada Sudha Nidhi” Vijayawada-2011 
  • Central Sangeeta Natak Academi Award - 2011