Many music organizations all over the globe had honored Sankaran Namboothiri with titles and awards. In recognition of his scholarship, service to Carnatic music.He was the youngest ‘A Top’ grade vocalist in All India Radio.Some of his   honors are

  1. * Isai – Pulamai Selvan by Lions Club International, Madras in 1984

* Kala Prathibha by M G University, Kerala in 1987

* Ganamrutha Surabi by Sree Vidya Peedam Kaladaikurichi, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu

  1. * Isai Mamani by Harinagar Tamil Association, New Delhi in 1990

* Yuvakala Bharathi by Bharath Kalachar, Chennai in 1995

* Life time achievement award by United Writers Association, Chennai in 2000

* Thulasivana Puraskar by Thulasivana Sangeetha Parishath, 2000

  1. * BEST PLAY BACK SINGER AWARDS FROM GANDHI STUDY CENTER,DOORDARSHAN KENDRA AND RAAGOM CULTURAL CENTER IN 2008 FOR THE SONG “CHITTATTINKAAVIL”IN NIVEDYAM FILM.

CONCERTS

* Have been lucky to perform in the esteemed presence of Sri Zail Singh, then the President of India praise and gave prize in 1982 (at the age of 11)

* Praises from Dr. Balamuralikrishna in a public performance in Madras

  1. * Introduced by Sri T V Gopalakrishnan in a public performance in Madras in1984.

* Advised by Sri K J Yesudas by many occasions

  1. * Ashirvatham of Sri. Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer at the Navarathri Mandapam in Trivandrum, October 9, 1991

* Have been accompanied by various famous artists such as Sri T.N Krishnan, Sri Sikkil Bhaskaran, Sri M Chandrasekharan and Kum. Kanyakumari on violin and Dr. T K Moorthy, Sri Umayalapuram Sivaraman, Guruvayoor Dorai and Sri. Mushnam Raja Rao, Late Sri Tanjore Upendran, Late Padmasree Mavelikara Krishnan Kutty Nair on Mridangam