Chennai: The Leading Tamil News and Infotainment Channel Puthiyathalaimurai TV, known for its unbiased and neutral approach in desimination of news and information in for Tamil audience, recognizes legends and promising budding stars of the future, every year, for their achievements and contribution to the country and to the society through its prestigious annual Tamil Awards.
This year also the Channel has honoured a new set of legendary achievers and promising stars of future in the field of Tamil Literature, Entertainment, Science and Technology, Business, Sports and Social Service in its Puthiyathaliamurai Tamilan Awards 2017, the 6th Annual Award ceremony held on 07th of July 2017 at 6.00 pm at Chennai Trade Centre.
Totally 12 awards were conferred on individuals who made a mark in different fields. The following are the list of winners of Puthiyathalaimurai Tamilan Awards 2017:
Legendary Achiever’s Award: Vannadasan
Promising Star: Ms. Umadevi
Legendary Achiever’s Award: Singer SP Balasubramanyam
Promising Star: Raju Murugan
Science and Technology:
Legendary Achiever’s Award: Dr K Sivan – Director – ISRO
Promising Star: Dr Vijayaraghavan Viswanathan
Legendary Achiever’s Award: Dr TT Jeganathan
Promising Star: T Sathis Kumar – CEO of Milky Mist products.
Legendary Achiever’s Award: Cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin
Promising Star: Mariappan – Para Olympic Gold Medalsit.
Legendary Achiever’s Award: Prof. Prabha Kalvimani
Promising Star: Mr Sundar Rajan
Puthiyathaliamurai Tamilan Awards 2016 presided by Dr R P Sathya Narayanan – the President of Puthiyathalaimurai TV also witnessed the participation of celebrities and eminent personalities from all walks of the society. The CEO of NewGen Media RBU Shyam Kumar structured the whole initiative and ensured the smooth functioning of the event.