Music maestro Ilaiyaraaja to get Harivarasanam award

Music maestro Ilaiyaraaja to get Harivarasanam award

Renowned Musician and composer Ilaiyaraaja./DH Photo

Renowned Musician and composer Ilaiyaraaja has been selected for this year's Harivarasanam award.

The award, comprising a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh, citation and a plaque, will be presented at a function at Sabarimala Sannidhanam next month.

Tourism minister Kadakampally Surendran announced the award on Friday.

The award has been instituted by the state government and is being given since 2012.

Among the previous recipients of the award are K J Yesudas, S P Balasubramaniam, M G Sreekumar, Gangai Amaran, K S Chithra and P Susheela

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