Titles

a) “ Varshada Gayaka” by Akashavani Abhimaani sangha – 2005

b) “Gaana Kogile” by Karnataka Vidyarti Koota – 2009

 

Achievements
1. B High Artist at Akashavani Bangalore and Doordarshan Bangalore.
   
2. Has introduced many talented child artists to Akashvani & TV Media from his dream child Swara Sunada.
   
3. Has trained hundreds of students to learn and in the process master the art of singing light music effortlessly through various musical camps throughout the state.
   
4. Under the aegis of Kannada and Culture Dept Karnataka Govt. organized musical camps to spread the music of greats like P. Kalinga Rao and Mysore Ananthswamy in Raichur, Mysore, Gulbarga and many parts of Karnataka successfully
   
5. C. Ashwath, Hamsalekha, Vasant Kanakapur, V. Manohar, B.V. Srinivas, N.S. Prasad, Praveen.D. Rao, Thirumalai Srinivas, Indu Vishwanath, H.R Narayan, Jayashree Arvind, A.R Achyut Rao, Raju Ananthswamy, S.Bali, Plhalguna, Yeshwanth Halibandi, Upasana Mohan, all giants had the pleasure of making him sing for their composition.
   
6. Kannada literature greats Rastrakavi Dr. G.S.S , N.S.L, Nissar Ahamad, Channaveera kanavi, H.S .V, Doddarange Gowda, M.N. Vyasa Rao, B.R.L, Ranjini Prabhu, Dundiraj, Subbaraya Chokkadi, Sumatindra Nadig have had the pleasure of listening to their songs through him
   
7. Has given performance for kannada and Culture dept, Government of Karnataka, Kannada Sahithya sammelena, Information and Broadcasting dept, Kannada Sahithya Sammelana , Karnataka Janapada Parishat, Dasara Utsav, Hampi Utsav, Bengaluru Habba, Suttur Utsav, Sharanara Cultural Utsav, Independence day, Karavali Utsav and many more and mesmerized the audiences.
   
8. Has given a melodious touch to the poetic works of Kuvempu, D.R. Bendre, T.P. Kailasam, Masti , K.S.N, D.V.G , Pu.Ti. Na, Gopala Krishna Adiga, siddiah puranik etc.
   
9. Created a World record in 1999 along with great artish C.Ashwath by organising and presenting a unique singing programme titled “Manujamatha-Viswapatha” by 1000 singers marking a beginning to spread the universal message “One Religion One Path” through KUVEMPU’s revolutionary songs.
   
10. Participated & performed a unique musical journey called “Sangeetha Ratha Yatre” in over 18 places in Kasaragod, Kerala in 2000 for the culturally deprived Kannadigas.
   
11. Participated & performed in Delhi sugama sangeeta sammelana “ Getotsava” organized by delhi kannada sangha in 2015.
   
12. Participated & performed in Noida sugama sangeeta sammelana “ Getotsava” organized by Noida kannada sangha in 2015.
   
13. “Ninna Preetige” a musical journey of love which has the songs of great kannada poets directed by Upasana Mohan the credit of giving the poems a musical touch.
   
14. Has shared the stage with Great artist like Dr C Ashwath, Ratnamala prakash, Shivamogga subanna, kasturi Shankar, B K Sumitra, Raju Anantswamy, H K Narayana, Yashwanth Halibandi, Narasimha nayak & many others.
Awards and Recognition
1. Recipient of the prestigious “Aryabhatta Award” which is year marked for talented light music singers in the year 2002.
   
2. In remembrance of Mr. G V Artri a special award “Upasana” in the year 2002 from Upasana Trust.
   
3. Been conferred as the “Singer of the year” 2003 by Akashvani abhimani sangha Bangalore.
   
4. Recipient of “Pratibha Puraskar Award” 2006 given by the Mandya Pratibha Cultural committee.
   
5. Recipient of the “Best singer” of the Year 2009 by Panchaamurtha Sangeetha Samithi Bangalore.
   
6. “Gaana Kogile” award in 2010 declared by Akhila Karnataka Viddyarti koota Union.
   
7. “Kala Darpana Yuva Puraskara” declared by Abhyaasa kunja the music academy of Bangalore in 2015.