The Foundation, which is a centre for development of music and allied arts, was formed in memory of the renowned singer Kamukara Purushothaman.
The award, consisting of a plaque, citation and cash prize of Rs 25,000, will be presented at a function on November 8th here.
He has sung numerous film songs under music maestros like Devarajan, Baburaj, K Raghavan, Salil Chaudhary and Dakshinamoorthy.
Noted singer P B Srinivas has been selected for this year's 'Kamukara Award' instituted by the 'Kamukara Foundation.' Announcing the award at a press meet in Kochi, Foundation President Dr M. Venugopal said Srinivas has been chosen for the award considering his immense contribution to the field of music including playback singing.