Papanasam Sivan

About Papanasam Sivan

Papanasam Sivan(1890-1973) was also known as the "Tamil Thyagaraja" and composed many songs including some for Kannada and Tamil films. He was a specialist in devotional songs and travelled south India and sang them at temples. He was the recipent of the Sangeetha Kalasikhamani award in 1969 and the winner of the Sangeeta Kalanidhi award in 1971. To know more, click here.