Soorya Krishnamoorthy – the Jeevatma and Paramatma of SOORYA
Date of birth: 11 April 1951
Present age: 60
Place of birth: Kottayam
Father: Nataraja Pillai
Mother: Saraswathi Amma
Schools studied: Government model high school Trivandrum, Government arts college Trivandrum, TKM College of Engineering Kollam..
Soorya Krishnamoorthy is a popular person all over India. He was born in the year 11 April 1951 in Kottayam district situated in Kerala state of India. His parents were Nataraja Pillai (who was a chief engineer of Kerala state) & Saraswathi Amma(a member of the Gandhi Peace Foundation). Soorya Krishnamoorthy’s educational institutions were Government model high school Trivandrum, Government arts college Trivandrum & TKM college of Engineering Kollam. Among these institutions, he studied his Pre-degree at the Government Arts College located in Trivandrum, where he got certain achievements like General Secretary of the College union & he also represented the University of Kerala in badmintion tournament. I know all people are familiar with the name Soorya Krishnamoorthy. His achievements throughout this career cannot be ended in just one paper.
As we all know Soorya Krishnamoorthy is the founder as well as director of a society named the SOORYA stage & film society based in Trivandrum of Kerala state, India. This society plays an important role in promoting the arts & culture of our country. The term Soorya festival is familiar among the people of Kerala. This is considered as one of the most important cultural events of our country. During these festivals, the renowned artists from all over the country participate in this programme representing their musics as well as classical dances. Not only in India, but also worldwide Soorya have chapters. Those countries include Saudi Arabia, UK, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Germany, Ireland, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Doha, Muscat, Dubai etc. Apart from all this, he also occupied several positions like Chairman of Asianet film awards, chief co-ordinator of Kerala state film awards 2001 as well as the Kerala state television awards 2002, executive member of Vylopilli Samskrithi Bhavan, Vice Chairman of Kerala State Chalachithra Academy, member of Dooradarshan advisory committee, director of the Kerala state film development corporation etc.
Contact information of SOORYA
Trivandurm 695014, India
Official website www.sooryaindia.com
Important awards won by Soorya Krishnamoorthy
While going through the above mentioned points, you may be able to understand an important fact that Soorya Krishnamoorthy is a highy talented person who worked hard for the art & culture of our country. Due to the great contributions, Soorya Krishnamoorthy was given several awards like Prathiba Pranam award for outstanding creative artiste(1994), John Abraham award for the best run film society of our country(1994), President of India’s National award for stage craft & direction(1996), selected as one in 101 world renowned living Keralites of the millennium(2001), Man of the year for the contribution made in the field of the art(2003), Kalaimamani award for stage craft & direction(2006), Prem Nazir foundation award for the year 2009 etc. The year 2004 is considered as an important year for Soorya Krishnamoorthy as he was given several awards by the Kerala Government, Pondicherry Government & the Federation of film societies of India. Those awards include award of excellence for outstanding contribution in the field of art & culture, special award for contribution to the film society movement in Kerala & special recognition award for overall contribution in the field of art & culture.