Awards:

  1. Padmashree award- 1971 – In the category of Literature
  2. Kalasikaamani (Known as Kalaimaamani today) – 1967- For his Folk Writing
  3. State Award for Best Story Writer –1970 – For the novel Thillana Mohanambal
  4. Gandhi Darshan Award –1970 – For his performance of the Gandhi Mahan Kadhai

Also honoured by:

  1. UN UNESCO Mandram -1970
  2. Tamil Research Association - For his radio broadcasts: Nataka Ulagam
  3. Tamil Nadu Tamil Sangam – For his Kamba Ramayana Sindu folk song
  4. Sri Prakasa, Former governor of Tamil Nadu, for directing the film Avvaiyar
  5. Legendary writer Kalki Krishnamurthy for directing Avvaiyar and for Gandhi Mahan Kathai
  6. Thiruvarur Betelnuts Merchants Association for writing Thillana Mohanambal
  7. Nationals Savings Committee- He had composed a theme song for National Savings

Other titles:

  1. Mannaankatti Pulavar
  2. Gandhia selvar
  3. Padaippukalai semmal
  4. Kala rasikar
  5. Naattupadal Narkavingar

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