Pantula Rama, a notable Carnatic musician was honoured and conferred with the Indira Sivasailam Endowment Medal at a function organised by the Indira Sivasailam Foundation held at the Music Academy for her contribution to the field of music.
The Indira Sivasailam Endowment Fund was a fitting tribute to musicians as it recognised outstanding, senior musicians for their excellence. Pantula Rama is a multifaceted personality and a child prodigy. While accepting the award and citation, Pantula Rama said that the award was very special to her for many reasons. The founder of the Indira Sivasailam Foundation, Mallika Srinivasan said that it was founded in memory of her mother a decade ago and it was dedicated to promotion of classical arts and the rich traditions of South India among the younger generation.