Awards

Lifetime Achievement Award
Limca Book of Records (2012)

GiMA
(Best Carnatic Instrumental Album – Innovations)
Global Indian Music Academy (2012)

Uttam Vag Geykar Jialal Vasant Award
Ajivasan (2011)

Big Star IMA Award
(Best Classical Instrumental Album – Violin Maestros)
Indian Music Academy (2011)

GiMA
(Best Carnatic Instrumental Album – Violin Maestros)
Global Indian Music Academy (2010)

GiMA
(Best Fusion Album – Live at Neues Gewandhaus, Leipzig)
Global Indian Music Academy (2010)
   
Tantri Nada Mani
Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, Kanchipuram (2009)

Asthana Vidwan
ISKCON, Bangalore (2009)

Viswa Kala Bharathi
Bharat Kalachar, Chennai (2004)
   
Viswa Kala Bharathi
Bharat Kalachar, Chennai (2004)

Sangeetha Kalaratna
Bangalore Gayana Samaja (2004)

Sangeetha Kalaa Shiromani
Percussive Arts Centre, Bangalore (2004)

Honorary Doctrate
Bangalore University (2003)

Padma Bhushan
Government of India (2001)

Manaviyam (Millennium) Award
Government of Kerala (2001)

Lotus Festival Award
City of Los Angeles (1998)

Special Medal of Honour
HH King Birendra of Nepal (1997)
(After a performance celebration His Majestys 25th Anniversary of accession to the throne)
   
Best Composer Award/Commission
NRK P2, Norway (1996)

Sangeeta Ratna Mysore
T. Chowdaiah Memorial National Award (1996)
(Award in recognition of outstanding contributions as a composer & successful efforts to synthesize east and west music.)

World Music Festival at Madison Square Gardens
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, NY (1995)

Nada Chakravarthy
SGS Swamiji, Trinidad (1993)

Onida Pinnacle Award for Surabhi Best title track Composer (1993)
    
Creative Music Award
Sangeet Natak Akademi (1990)

Padma Shri
Government of India (1988)

Award for outstanding contribution to Indo-American goodwill, understanding and friendship
Indo-American Society (1988)
    
Sangeeta Sagaram
Cultural Centre of Performing Arts (1984)

Grammy Nomination (1981)
    
Violin Chakravarthy
Governor of Madras (6/11/1972)

Orpheus of the East Kala Samarpana
Received the title from Stephen Charras, Alliance Francaise, Chennai (24/11/1972)

Best Western Instrumentalist
IIT Madras (1972)

Presidents Award
Best Violinist All India Radio (1963)