Singer of yesteryears Machad Vasanthi has been selected for the Malayalam Oman Chapter award for 2014. The jury consisted of writers T.P. Rajeevan, V.R. Sudheesh, and O.P.Suresh.

The award will be presented to Ms. Vasanthi at the valedictory function of the ongoing exhibition of paintings based on Kamala Suraiya at Kerala Lalithakala Akademi Art Gallery here at 5 p.m. on Wednesday. Ms. Vasanthi started singing in films as early as 1957. She had rendered a song in the 2006 movie Vadakkumnathan as well, a press release issued here on Tuesday.

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