Kalaimamani awards of the Tamil Nadu Iyal Isai Nataka Mandram have been announced for 2008, 2009 and 2010.

According to a State government release, music director Bhardwaj, cinematographer Rajiv Menon, comedian Karunas and writers Elasai Sundaram and Rani Mainthan have been selected to receive the award for 2008. Writers Sa. Kandasami, Nanjil Nadan and Rajeshkumar, actors Chinni Jayanth, Rohini and Saranya, vocalist Gayathri Girish, television artists Poovilangu Mohan and Revathi Sankaran and Naiyandi Melam artist Sivagangai Nagu figure in the 2009 list. Tamil scholar Tamilannal, theatre personality Prasanna Ramasamy, vocalists T.V. Gopalakrishnan and Sasikiran, flautist Tiruvarur Swaminathan, singer Kalyani Menon, actors Arya, Anuksha and Thana will get the award for 2010.

The award presentation will be held on February 13 at Valluvar Kottam.

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