:K. S. Chithra, Jayachandran
:Palani Bharathi, Prashanth Thiagarajan, Meena, Vijay, Napoleon, Thangar Bachan ,
:Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala
: Nithyasree Mahadevan
Acting: Ajith Kumar, Devayani
Literature: M.R. Gurusamy (Vriddachalam)
Music: Shashank Subramanyam, Vairamangalam Lakshmi Naryanan, Chennai; Manakkal S. Rangarajan, Chennai; M.A.Sundareswaran (violin), Madurai T.Srinivasan (mridangam), T.M.Krishnamurthy (mridangam), R.Kalyanaraman (ghatam), Rajalakshmi Narayanan (veena), Seetha Duraiswamy (jalatarangam), Adyar S.Jayaraman (nadhaswaram), Thirunageswaram T.R.Govindarajan (thavil), Valayapatti S.Malarvannan (thavil), P.V.N.Nadhamani (clarionet), K.Somu (devotional songs), Karandhai G.Damodaran (devotional songs), Rathinasabapathy Desikar (thevaram).
Bharatanatyam: Udipi Lakshmi Narayanan, M.V.Narasimhachari and Vasanthalakshmi Narasimhachari, Nellai D.Kannan, T.K.Padmanabhan, C.R.Radha Badhri.
Drama: Radhu @S.Radhakrishnan, T.K.S.Karuppaiah, `Periyar' Rajavelu, V.Brinda.
Cinema: Murali, Rekha, `Gundu' Kalyanam, T.K.Pugazhendi, A.P.Komala.
Folk Arts: A.Gunavathi (karagam), V.Dakshinamurthy (street play).
Artistes receiving cash assistance: A.P.Srinivasan (musical-dance), G.Paramasiva Rao (folk), V.K.R.Ramani (drama).
Literature: L.P.Karu Ramanathan Chettiar; Ponnadiyan
Music: T.S.Narayanasamy (vocal), Meera Sivaramakrishnan (violin), Ramani (veena), Vaikkom R.Gopalakrishnan (ghatam), S.Venkataraman (flute), T.S.Vasudeva Rao (tabla), A.C.Jayaraman (nadhaswaram), S.Kasim (nadhaswaram), Vazhuvur R.Manickavinayakam (light music), Kovai Natarajan (harmonium), S.Sundar (music research).
Bharatanatyam: Krishnaveni Lakshmanan, Ananda Shankar Jayant, C.V.Chandrasekhar; Mannargudi N.Sakthivadivel, C.P.Venkatesan, Yogam Santhanam, Melattur S.Kumar.
Drama :K.G. `Typist' Gopu, Kovai Anuradha, K.S.Krishnan and Koothapiran.
Cinema: Vijaya Shanti, Vinu Chakravarthy, Goundamani, Senthil, S.M.S.Vasanth.
Folk Arts: Sarangapani (karagam), P.A.Subbulakshmi Palaamadai (villupattu).
Artistes receiving cash assistance: V.S.Azhagesan (musical play), T.P.Chellappa (musical play) and S.Leelavathi (drama).
Music: Sulochana Pattabhiraman (vocal), Nagai R.Muralidharan (violin), S.Ravindaran (veena), Mannargudi A.Eswaran (mridangam), R.Raman (morsing), H.Ramakrishnan (konnakkole), Mannargudi M.S.K.Sankaranarayanan (nadhaswaram), Denkanikotta Mani (thavil), Purisai Arunagiri (devotional music).
Bharatanatyam: Thanjavur Rajalakshmi; G.Lakshmi Rajam; K.S.R.Aniruddha; Ramya Ramanarayan.
Drama: Nanjil P.T.Sami, K.R.Rathinam.
Cinema: Prakash Raj, Simran, Kanaka, Vivek, L.Vaidyanathan, Gajapathy.
Musical dance: S.Soundappan
Folk Arts: Thenmozhi Rajendran (karagam), S.Sivasankaran Pillai (Oyilattam).
Other arts: `Rocket' Ramanathan (mimicry), S.Parthasarathi (for spreading art and culture).
Artistes receiving cash assistance: S.P.Anthonysamy (kaliayalattam), A.S.Balasubramaniam (puppetry) and Pavalar Om Muthumari (street play)
The Tamil Isai Sangam, Madurai, will receive the shield for the best cultural forum and the Cauvery Annai Kalai Mandram, Thanjavur, for the best drama troupe.
The portraits of the following late artistes of yesteryear to be unveiled: `Sivaji' Ganesan, T.V.Narayanasamy (drama artiste), M.P.N.Sethuraman (nadhaswaram), C.S.Murugabhoopathy (mridangam), K.V.Mahadevan (music composer), S.V.Venkataraman (music composer), P.S.Veerappa (film actor), Mani Krishnaswamy (vocalist), A.S.Gnanasambandan (litterateur), Kothamangalam Seenu (musical drama), K.T.Santhanam (lyricist), Pandari Bai (actress), Varadaiah (veena), C.T.Rajagandham (actress), D.R.Ramanna (film producer), Devika (actress), S.V.Ranga Rao (actor), J.P.Chandra Babu (actor).
Iyal (Literature): 4 artists and Tamil scholars
Bharatanatyam exponents: 10
Stage artists: 4, including Crazy Mohan
Film Personalities: 10, including Vikram, Sneha, C.R. Saraswathi and P. Vasu
Singers: 5 Ballad and 4 singers
Bharatanatyam exponent Leela Samson, stage artist Bombay Gnanam, film personalities Surya Sivakumar, Jyothika, Vadivelu, Eyal - G. Gnanasambandam , Silambarasan , Hariharan and Anuradha Sriram.
This year there were a few film personalities awarded with Kalaimamani and out of those was Navya Nair and Jawahar HarshiniActor: Ajith Kumar, Vineeth
Actress: Asin Thottumkal, Meera Jasmine, B. Saroja Devi
Art Director: P. Krishnamurthy
Dancer:Aishwarya Dhanush, Sangeetha Kapilan
Director: Cheran, Sundar C
Musician: Embar Kannan, Harris Jayaraj, Maharajapuram Srinivasan, Sivamani, "Thavil Kalaingar" Thalachangadu T. M. Ramanathan
Writer: A. Madhavan
Serial Artist: Devipriya
26 artistes got Kalaimamani awards for year 2010. They include actors Devayani, Nayantara, Tamannaah,Pazhani selvan Routing engineer)Mrs.Sujatha Peer Mohamed (Barathanatiyam Dancer) Anushka and Arya, Carnatic vocalist Gayathri Girish, Nathaswara Vidhvan Thirukkadaiyur T.S.Muralitharan, Veena players Rajhesh Vaidhya and S.Srinivasan, dramatist Prasanna Ramaswamy, spiritual orators Mangaiyarkkarasi and S Sathyaseelan, and Tamil scholar Tamizhannal and Dindigul I. Leoni