Round Table India Honors Exemplary Achievers at the 2nd Edition

Round Table India Honors Exemplary Achievers at the 2nd Edition

Chennai, 26th March 2018: Once again, at a scintillating evening of music, diversity and range the2nd edition of the Pride of Tamil took place at Chennai on Sunday, March 25th2018 at Feathers - A Radha Hotel, Porur. From among an extensive range of statewide achievers, 15 well deserved ones were the awardees this time. The recipients were picked out by the discerning jury members comprising Mr. Dhananjayan Film Producer, Documentary Film Maker & Founder of BOFTA Film Institute, Dr. Regeena J Murli Managing Director Jeppiaar Group of Institutions, Ms. KhushbuSundar Actress, Film Producer, Politician, Mr. KS Viswanathan CEO, Chennai Super Kings, Mr. Sanjay Pinto Lawyer, Columnist, Author Former Resident Editor of NDTV 24X7 and Ms. Leela Samson Dancer & Choreographer.

The evening’s programme featured a galaxy of artists and creative minds. What then followed was a veritable array of outstanding awardees, who inspired and stimulated the entire audience at the hall. The evening ended on a high-note with both the recipients of the awards as well as the audience leaving as inspired and empowered individuals.

The awards fall into two categories - Inspirational Achiever and Emerging.  The Award for Inspirational Achievers are leaders who are already leading or have achieved name & fame in their respective field. These awardees would have also been a role model to many aspiring personalities. This category of award is selected by Jury. The Emerging Awards are presented to identify and recognize emerging personalities for achievements and contribution in their respective field. This category of awards has been selected through Nominations, Voting and Jury committee.

The awards have been handed out under categories such as Art & Culture, Sports, Healthcare, Social Impact, Retail, Entertainment – Female, Entertainment – Technical, F & B, Journalism, Education, Literature, SME, Agriculture and Start-ups.

The nomination process started 20 days prior to the event where every individual who desired to participate nominated themselves for the suitable award category. Based on the nominations the award category was filled in helping the jury to identify the right talent of the year. The Pride of Tamilnadu awards were announced on a National media platform covering Print, Television and Radio.

This year’s achievers are:






Dr. J  Radhakrishnan , IAS

Tamil Nadu Government





Padma BhushanThiru.T H VikkuVinayakram

Individual Percussionist





Padma Shri.Dipika Pallikal Karthik

Indian Squash Player