Veteran film director S P Muthuraman was among the three noted achievers bestowed with awards by MAC Charities in the city recently. He received the Dr M A Chidambaram Chettiar Award for 2013 recognizing his excellence in the fine art of cinematic direction.
Dr R Selvaganapathy, noted expert on Shaivite Tamil and former Professor of Tamil at several universities, received the Rajah Sir Annamalai Chettiar Award for his outstanding contributions to Tamil language and literature. Mr Sandeep Reddy, Managing Director, Peepul Capital, a renowned private equity fund, was conferred the Dr A C Muthiah Award given to successful first-generation entrepreneurs.
The honours were done by Justice M Chockalingam, Judge on the National Green Tribunal for the southern zone. Dr A C Muthiah, Honorary Secretary, welcomed the guests and highlighted various corporate social responsibilities undertaken by the charity, while trustees Devaki Muthiah and Ashwin Muthiah introduced the awardees.