Professor C V Chandrashekhar awarded the Kalidas Samman

The Madhya Pradesh Government has announced its prestigious national  and state level awards including the Kalidas Samman Award.  Culture Minister Lakshmikant Sharma announced the awards during a press conference on August 10th at Bhopal. He also announced other national and state-level awards.

Kalidas Samman is a  National Level recognition for outstanding acheivement in any of the 4 following fields…Dance, Music, Painting and Theatre . Professor. C.V. Chandrashekhar is among the awardees, receiving the same for his contribution to Bharathanatyam. The award carries a cash award and a citation.


According to  Wikipedia, previous awardees include :-

  • Dr. Kanak Rele, 2005-2006 award for Dance
  • S.H. Raza, (1981)
  • Birju Maharaj
  • Kelucharan Mohapatra
  • Sonal Mansingh
  • M.S. Subbulakshmi
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    Manjari Rajendrakumar, his daughter, shares her joy in this exclusive write-up for


    One response to “Professor C V Chandrashekhar awarded the Kalidas Samman

    1. My husband Girish sharma is physically handicapped but he has extra power and more ability. at present he is serving for western railway as chief office superintendent in DRM office Ratlam M.P . he faced too much of difficulties but with all these dificulties he move forward & forward in his life , he is elder son of among three brothers and two sisters he help all of them and still helping them he is staying with his old mother & father and take care of them, he also has only son who is computer engineer from st xavier college mumbai he secured ist rank from this college, doe to my husband care and hard work my son is sincere and loving son of his father girish love his son ankit too much and love his all brother and sister. when i was married to him he was unemployed and started one chemcal industry by taking bank loan, he was failed and bank has given him notice of court to deposit all amount of loan, his mother & father immediately deposited the amount from P.F account he is M.SC so he make prepration of IAS EXAM but suddenly an interview call for him from railway deptt in handicapped quota he selected for junior clerk, ater he gave deptt exam and now he is CHOS in Railway, by birth he has good voice and god has given him power to copy all famous play back singers at college time he won many prizes for music, he gor ist prize from many social organisation i request you that such type of man should be awarded so that they may be appriciated . he is good artist good son good husband good father good brother apart all these he got many prizes from railway deptt of best worker means good employee, and best singer of madhya pradesh. he achive many things in his life by his own hard working . i once request you to please falicitate him from your side or as per rule what you may do for him so he may go more and more forward for this country handicapped childern. he is good example for all disabled and handicapped person . he is doing social work and religious work by music. he is planning to relesae video album of desh bhakti song which will be against terroriosm in which he will write , sing and act for his country . when there was terrorism attack on mumbai he went to CST station and sang desh bhakti song on the spot where terrorist has shooted , he gave tribute to railway police officer at CST station who got shaid for their country. in this way he is doing many socialwork, in future he is planning to write & sing for life history of sonia gandhi, Atalji, Amithabbachhan& tendulkar recently when india has won world cup he wrote and song for winning worldcup and started “MERATHON RACE” he also wrote Prayer & sang for T sunami in japan in english which is uploaded on U tube and many of japenese liking it. in this way there are many things which he is doing are not easy all things are miracle but he tell that this is all god power some of the detail of his achivement are as unde he has also many certificate of best worker for his job means he is perfect in all his working i request you that he must be appriciated from your side hamara pura parivar aapka aabhri rahega waiting for favourable reply and oblige thanks
      my husband achieve in his own words.
      I am presently working as chief office superindendent in divisional rail manager office wastern railway ratlam i am in botany . god has gifted me magical voicefor singing, i may copy all famous play back singers. i alone performs musical show on stage and sing continious for 3 hours the show called” one man show” i am physically handicapped but god has given me good voice. i am singing since birth first song i sang when i was in class 5th, since then i am singing and singing i am son of teacher i have won many prizes at school and college time . in 1982 i have won 1st for in musical compidition of coduted by “AKHIL BHARTIYA VIDHAYARTI PARISHAD” many social organisation has given me 1st prize for singing. in 1987 “VIJAY SHAH”son of music directior kalyanji anandji was appri cated and caleed me mumbai but due to my family condition and my physically condition i was unable to go mumbai. recently my show are going popular in all india .
      i am married and have only engineer son. some local companies have released my audio casttes of bhajan name”iswar vandana”,”Bhajan ganga” in which i sang self written & composed bhajan. sanskar channel has also telecaste my two bhajans. one parody song i have prepared for SONY T.V reality show for singer chintan bakiwala which was selected by sony T.V channel and telecasted i sang in front of sudesh bhosle, bhappilehri, and amit kumar they all three appriciated me . neeta publicity has launched my audio alum KHOYA KHOYA CHAND for tribute to RAFI SAHEB in which i sang rafi saheb non stop 18 superhit song this album was released on 31st july on rafi saheb death anniversery. i have prepared my 1st VIDEO ALBUM on MATTA MODESHWARI whose original temple is in modhera modehwari devi is kuldevi of all modh. i am also modh brahmin so i have prepared one video album ” MATANGI ” in which i have sung and acted on 5 traditional song of matta i:e matangi prayer, mata chalisa, mataashtak, matapushpanjaliand 7 mata bhajan on filmi dhun which all are written sung and acted by me and my family my best bhajan is”CHALO BULAWA AAYA HEI MATA NEI PHIR BULAYA HEI” in which i sang with my mum,dad,two brother and their aifes and childern amd my son also we all family going to matta darshan,

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