P.C. Ramakrishna, veteran dramatist, theatre director, actor and renowned voice-over artist, received the 'Nataka Choodamani' award from popular Tamil writer Sivasankari, as K.V.S. Gopalakrishnan - Secretary, P.S.Educational Society; Nalli Kuppuswami Chetti and Saashwathi Prabhu - CEO, YCPA-SKGS Trust look on. The K. Balachander Award of Excellence in Theatre (instituted by Kavithalaya T. Krishnan) was presented to 'Appa' Ramesh. The artists were honoured during the valedictory ceremony of the 27th YCPA Theatre Fest organised by Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, in May in Chennai.