The MAC Charities has announced its annual awards for promotion of Tamil language and literature and excellence in fine arts and entrepreneurship.

R. Selvaganapathy, Tamil scholar, has been chosen for the Dr. Rajah Sir Annamalai Chettiar Award for outstanding contribution to Tamil language and literature;

SP. Muthuraman, film director gets Dr. M.A. Chidambaram Chettiar Award for excellence in fine arts and Sandeep Reddy, Managing Director of the Peepul Capital bags gets Dr. A.C. Muthiah Award for excellence in first-generation entrepreneurship, according to a release from the Charities.

Cash prize

The recipients will get a cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh each and a citation in a silver casket at a function here on October 12, on the occasion of the 95th birth anniversary of M.A. Chidambaram, the release added.