'Gaana Padhmam’ title for O.S. Thiyagarajan, Dhananjayanns to be honored with 'Naatya Padhmam'
CHENNAI, December 01: The nearly-month-long art festival of Brahma Gana Sabha will begin here at the Smt. Sivami Pethachi Auditorium on December 3. Mr. Ravi Viswanathan, Head of Chennai operations of Tata Consultancy Services, will inaugurate the festival, and confer the titles 'Gaana Padhmam' on vocalist O.S. Thiyagarajan and 'Naatya Padhmam' on dace couple Shanta Dhananjayan and V.P. Dhananjayan. He will also confer the title 'Vaadhya Padhmam' on Parur M.S. Anantharaman. Industrialist Nalli Kuppuswami Chetty will preside over the function. The festival will continue till the end of this month.