AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS
Rajyotsava Award from the Govt of Karnataka
recognition of Shridhar's meritorious work
in the field of classical dance.
Karnataka Kalasri Award
form Karnataka Sangita Nritya Academy, Govt of Karnataka-(2007)
U.S.Krishnarao & Chandrabhagadevi award from Ashish Khokarís "Attendance" (2012) Shridhar and Auradha are the first dance couple to have received this award.
Senior Dancerís Award
from Narada Gana Sabha,Chennai-(2009) Shridhar & Anuradha are the first and only recipients of this award from Karnataka.
Rukmini Devi Endowment Prize for the best performance in the Pongal Dance festival
from Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, Chennai(2008)
Yuva Kalabharathy from Bharat Kalachar, Chennai (2001)
Karnataka Chetana from Karnataka Patrakartara Parishat-(2000)
Nrutyakalabhushana from Aryabhatta Cultural Organization(1996)
Z-Essel Culture Award from Z-Kannada Tele Channel-(2007)
E-TV & Big FM Award in the field of Dance(2011)
Hamsaratna Award from Hamsajyothy Organization (2011)
Sagar Award from Dayanand Sagar Prashtana & Rangasri Kala Samsthe (2011)
Ugadi Puraskar from Sri Shankara channel- (2012)
Parimala Prasasti from Parimala Geleyara Balaga,Bengaluru (2012)
Best Actor Award (Shridhar) for Shridhar's performance as the Saint Poet Shariefa in
the Kannada film "Santa Shishunala Shariefa" (1989-90)