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Awards
 

* President of India's National Award for Stage Craft and Direction 1996, through the Central Sangeeth Natak Academy, New Delhi.

* Declared as MAN OF THE YEAR 2003 considering the contribution made in the field of art and culture-based on a countrywide survey by the Limca Book of Records.

* Fellowship of the Kerala Sangeeth Natak Academy in 1994, the youngest recipient of this highest honour of the state.

* "KALAIMAMANI" Award 2006 from Tamil Nadu Government for Stage Craft and Direction. The first one to receive the Award from outside Tamil Nadu.

* The first "KERALA RATNA Award-2008" inistituted by jai Hind TV (For over all contribution in the field of Art & Culture along with Shri. K.J Yesudas)

* The only artiste has been given the highest honour by 3 State Governments - Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry.

* Life Time Achievement Award - Sanskriti Samanwaya Samman - Singapore, presented by H.E.S.R Nathan, President of the Republic of Singapore in June 2008.

* Selected as one in 101 world renowned living Keralites of the millennium (PRATHIBHA PRANAM), selection by the Government of Kerala - 2001.

* Selected as one of the 10 living Keralites who have contributed the most for the language of Malayalam and State of Kerala (Kerala Kaumudi news paper readers survey 2001)

* Selected as one among 134 prominent living Malayalees of the last millennium (KEERTHIMUDRA) selection by Asianet Television 2001.

* Samanwaya Award 2003 instituted by Asianet to a person who has contributed the most in the field of art & culture, in the past ten years.

* SPECIAL RECOGNITION Award 2004 from the Government of Kerala for overall contribution in the field of art and culture.

* PRATHIBA PRANAM Award 1994 for outstanding Creative Artiste - Kerala Travels Interserve.

* AWARD OF EXCELLENCE from the Government of Pondicherry for outstanding contribution in the field of Art and Culture.

* JOHN ABRAHAM AWARD from the Federation of Film Societies of India in 1994 for the best run film Society of Country.

* Veteran of Film Society Movement Recognition by the Federation of Film Society of India 1995.

* Special Award for contribution to the Film Society Movement in Kerala by FFSI, Kerala region.

* Special honour from FFSI southern Region.

* International Award for promoting Art and culture and for Creative Excellence at the World Malayalee Conference, New Jersey, USA in 1995.

* International Award for promoting Art and Culture by AKMG, USA in 1996.

* Award of Honour by Delhi Malayalee Association for over all contribution in the field of Art and Culture - 1998.

* Krishna Chaithanya award by the National Film Academy 1999 for outstanding creative artiste and impresario.

* Lions Club International Excellence Award (2000) for overall contribution in the field of Art and culture.

* R.G.MANGALAM MEMORIAL Award for overall contribution in the field of art and culture instituted by the farmers and working class of a village in Kerala.

* International award for Excellence instituted by the Association of Kerala University, Alumni Dubai in 1998.

* Indo Arab Socio Cultural Organisation Award - 2000, Kuwait.

* Nadalaya Award for International Excellence instituted by Valipatty Music Trust, Chennai, presented by Shri.G.K.Mooopanar - 2000.

* Arjuna Kala Award 2001 instituted by Kuruchi P.S.Kumaran Memorial Trust - Award for the contribution made in the field of folk arts in Kerala.

* Excellence Award 2000 - Dubai Indian Arts Society.

* Bharatha Seva Ratna Award 2002 from Sree Bharathalaya, Chennai.

* KARMASHREE Award 2003 inistituted by Kalashethra, Trivandrum.

* Special Citation 2003 from Thalam Cultural Society, Harisree School and the Public of Thrissur.

* KALANIDHI Award 2004 for outstanding Creative Artiste.

* UGMA (United German Malayalee Association) Award 2004 for contribution in the field of Art and Culture.

* Gulf Malayalee Federation Award 2004 (Saudi Arabia) for the best in each field.

* Best Talents Award in 2004 instituted by Labour India, presented at Knowledge Festival.

* P.R.Francis Memorial Award for overall contribution in the field of Art & Culture.

* Kala Seva Bharathi Award from Bharat Kalachar, Chennai (with Dr.(Smt) Y.G.Parthasarathy as it's Chairperson).

* Achiever Award 2006- Malayalee Club, Chennai

* Thikkurissi Memorial Award 2006 - for overall contribution in the filed of Art & Culture.

* PAITHRUKAM AWARD in 2006 by the Indian Institute of Scientific Heritage.

* Lifetime Achievement Award instituted by Jaihind TV - 2008(along with Dr.K.J.Yesudas)

* Kala Ratna - Lifetime Achievement Award by Bishop of Trissur (Kalasadan)

* Giants International Award for overall contribution in the field of art & culture.

* K.T. Muhammed National Award for overall contribution in the field of Theatre, as writer and director (December - 2009) ,instituted by Malayala Bhasha Paadhasala .

* "Sabha Bhairavi" Award from Bhairavi Gana Sabha,Chennai for overall contribution in the field of art & culture(December - 2009).

* Venjaramood Ramachandran Memorial Award for the overall contribution in the field of Art & Culture.

* Prem Nazir Award for the overall contribution in the field of Art & Culture 2010.

* Rotary India Lifetime Achievement Award 2011, Kodaikkanal.

* Adoor Bhasi Kala Ratna Award for the overall contribution in the field of Art & Culture 2011.

* Mother Theresa Award 2011.

* 'Nibetita Patnaik Samman-2011' from Orissa - Life Time Achievement Award.

* 'Savita Award' - Instituted by Sangeetha Bharathy (Overall contribution in Art & Culture).

* 'SOORMANDIR' Award from Soormandir - Bhubaneswar , Orissa.

* Manonmaniyam Sundaram Pillai Award 2012

* NP Abu Abu for the best screenplay 'Melvilasam' 2012

 

  TITLES  
     
  KALAIMAMANI Tamil Nadu Government
  KALARATNA Kerala Sangeet Natak Akademi
  KERALA RATHNA Jai Hind TV
  KALA SEVA BHARATHI Bharath kalachar, Chennai, TamilNadu
  BHARATHA SEVA RATNA Bharthalaya, Chennai, TamilNadu
  KARMASHREE Kalakshetra, Kerala
  KALNIDHI Music Lovers, Kerala.
  VETERAN OF FILM SOCIETY MOVEMENT Federation of Film Societies of India. (FFSI)
  KARMA SRESHTA Vedika, Guruvayoor
  SAMSKRUTHI RATNA Indian Institute of Scientific Heritage.
  SAMSKARIKA RATNA Manithakam Cultural Society-Kollam
  KALA RATNA Trissur Bishop Diocese of Council-Kalasadan
  SABHA BHAIRAVI Bhairavi Gana Sabha,Chennai
  KALAACHARYA Qutar Indian Society
  KALA RATNA Adoor Bhasi Foundation
     
  Citations and Mementos  
     
  Abudhabi Malayali Samajam Abudhabi Kerala Samajam
  Abudhabi India Social Centre Sharjah Indian Association
  Kuwait Nartana Academy Kuwait Indo-Arab Socio Cultural Organisation
  Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam Bahrain Kerala Art and Cultural Centre
  Al-Ain Indian Arts circle Bahrain Kerala Catholic Association
  Dubai Priyadarshini Art Centre Ragasudha, Mumbai
  Keli, Zurich Sargam, Saudi Arabia
  Kerala Association, Singapore TKM Alumni, Dubai
  Malayalee Club, Chennai Chinmaya Mission, Chennai
  Brahmakumari's Movement (Mount Abu) Shanmulehananda Sabha, Mumbai
  KeralaSamajam Sydney (Australia) NSS Welfare Society - Mulund, Mumbai
  Malayali Association Perth (Australia) Kerala Samajam (Kualalumpur and Seramban, Malaysia)
  MAWA Australia( Perth) Kerala Samajam, Australia (Melbourne)