From Express News Service
Veteran musician and legendary music director K Raghavan Master has been selected for the N C Sekhar Award- 2010 instituted by the N C Sekhar Foundation here. Announcing the award at a news conference here on Friday, office-bearers of the Foundation said that Raghavan Master was selected for the award in recognition of his contributions to the world of music. The award instituted in memory of N.C. Sekhar, one of the founder-leaders of the Communist party, carries a cash prize of Rs 10,000 and a citation.
The award committee consisted of the late I.V. Das, Erumeli Parameswaran Pillai, C. Bhaskaran and Edayath Ravi. The award will be formally presented to Raghavan Master at his house in Thalassery on December 3 by Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan. A seminar on “Role of the media in cultural progress” being organised as part of the programme will take place in Kannur the same day. Prizes for winners of the literary competitions for students held in connection with the function will be distributed at the event.
Here is one of my favorites from the Master of Folk, the sensual Manjubhashini from Kodungalooramma