Geetham Sangeetham award for Singer P. Jayachandran 

Updated - December 05, 2022 09:12 pm IST

Published - December 05, 2022 09:10 pm IST - Thrissur

Veteran playback singer P. Jayachandran, who  has been selected for the first Geetham Sangeetham National Award.

Veteran playback singer P. Jayachandran, who has been selected for the first Geetham Sangeetham National Award. | Photo Credit: K.K. NAJEEB

Veteran playback singer P. Jayachandran has been selected for the first Geetham Sangeetham National Award.

The award, instituted by the Geetham Sangeetham Kalasamskarika Vedi, is given for overall contribution to music. The award carries a cash prize of ₹1 lakh and citation.

The award will be presented to the singer by Kathakali maestro Kalamandalam Gopi at a function to be organised here on January 15, 2023. Revenue Minister K. Rajan will inaugurate the function. A music night of P. Jayachandran’s songs—Upasana—will follow.

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