new Delhi: 32 young artists who have made their mark in different arts have been selected for the Ustad Bismillah Khan Youth Awards. These awards are being given to 8 artists in the field of music. In which, Samehin Kashelkar and Ruchira Kedar for Hindustani Vocal Music, Dhruv Bedi for Hindustani Instrumental Music (Sitar), Shubh Mahar for Hindustani Instrumental Music (Tabla), Sandeep Narayan for Karnataka Vocal Music, Karnatak Instrumental Music (flute) J.B. for R. Shruti Sagar for Karnataka Vocal Music (Violin) Sridhar and other major traditions of music- M.D. Pallavi has been selected.
According to the Ministry of Culture, eight artists are being given these awards in dance field. Vijna Rani Vasudevan and Rajit Babu joint award are being given for Bharatnatyam. Durgesh Gangani for Kathak, Kalamandalam Vaisakh for Kathakali, Manju Elangbum for Manipuri, Madhulita Mahapatra for Odissi, Anjali Borbora Borhatkur for Sattaria, Rakesh Sai Babu for Chau and Vikram Mohan for contemporary dance has been selected.
According to the Ministry of Culture, 7 awards are being given in the field of theater. For guidance, Chavan Pramod R, Namrata Sharma for acting, Sunil Palwal for acting, Preeti Jai Tiwari for acting, Kuldeep Patgiri for Mime, Subhadeep Guha for associated theater arts, Kalamandalam Sajith Vijayan for theater music, theater Katiyattam's name has been chosen for the other major traditions of.
According to the Ministry of Culture, 8 awards are being given in the traditional, folk, tribal music, dance, theater and kaputoli field. Chandan Tiwari, Panthi Dance for Folk Music Bihar, Dinesh Kumar Jangde for Chhattisgarh, Manoj Kumar Das for Assam, Chandani Mansing Zala for Puppet-Gujarat, Traditional and Folk Music-Manipur . Anneshari Devi, Traditional and Folk Music – P Rajkumar for Manipur, Madhushri Hetal for Tamil Nadu, Folk Music (Jhumar) – Ashok Kumar for West Bengal, Folk Music – Uttar Pradesh has been selected for the award.
It is worth mentioning that in the Ustad Bismillah Khan Youth Awards, cash prize of Rs 25,000 is given. These awards will be presented at a special function by the President of Sangeet Natak Akademi.