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Shri. Adyar Lakshman has received several awards for his outstanding contribution to the art of Bharatha Nayam, as a dance guru, choreographer, composer and nattuvanar.

 

TITLE / AWARD AWARDED BY

YEAR

UNESCO MANRAM AWARD UNESCO, Madras

1970

Natya Kalai Thilakam Sri. Kachaleeswara Gana Sabha

1974

KALAI MAMANI

Highest award by the State Govt. of Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Iyal Isai Nataka Manram, Madras, INDIA

1981

ARUNKALAI CHELVAR Tamil Nadu Nalvazhi Nilayam

1982

NATYA BHODAKALAYA GYANARATNAM Shri. Dhandayuthapani Bharata Natya Kalyanam, Madras

1985

"NATYA KALANIDHI" Thyagaraja Sangetha Sabha Coimbatore

1988

SWARNA PADMA Bharama Yoga Samaj, Pondicherry

1989

"PADMASHRI"

One of the highest honorary titles offered by the Central Govt. of India

The President of India, New Delhi

1989

BHARATA RATNA Pollachi Tamil Sangam

1990

SANGEET NATAK ACADEMY

A very prestigious national award given by India’s President

The President of India, Jaipur

1991

NATYA ACHARYA SIROMANI Karaikudi Tamil Sangam

1991

UGADI PURASKAR

Presented by the Telegu Academy on Tamil New Year’s Day

The Music Academy, Madras

1994