The greatest Malayalam play singer KJ Yesudas has been selected for the prestigious Sree Chithira Thirunal Award for the year 2010.
The award has been conferred on the living legend for his outstanding contribution to Malayalam music world.
Please note the recipients of this award include former ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair, former National Security Advisor MK Narayanan, agriculturist MS Swaminathan and Mohanlal .
The award was instituted by the Sri Chithira Thirunal Trust in memory of the erstwhile King of Travancore and carries Rs One lakh and a citation
Shashi Tharoor the former diplomat and Thiruvananthapuram MP tweeted: “Congrats to singer KJ Yesudas on the 5th Sree Chitira Thirunal National Award for his contributions to music and society. The Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will present the award”.