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News |  25 Apr 2019 16:03 |  By RnMTeam

Salim Khan, Madhur Bhandarkar, Helen felicitated with Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award

MUMBAI: Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Smruti Pratishthan, Pune, a Registered Public Charitable Trust established and exclusively nurtured over the last thirty (30) years by the Mangeshkar Family, felicitated legends from the fields of music, drama, art and social work with the prestigious Deenanath Award and other awards at the Shri Shanmukhanand Hall, Sion. Directorate General Vijay Kumar CRPF presided over the function and the awards were given away by RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat.

This year, the Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award for music and art has been conferred upon the well-known classical dancer Sucheta Bhide-Chapekar. 

Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Lifetime Award - (Jeevan Gaurav Puraskar) Salim Khan

Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Special Award- Madhur Bhandarkar for his contribution to Indian Cinema

Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Special Award - Helen for her contribution to Indian Cinema

Vagvilasini Award- Vasant Abaji Dahakefor Literature

Mohan Wagh Award- Bhadrakali Productions "Soyare Sakal" for Best Drama of the Year

Anandmayee Puraskar - Pandit Suresh Talwalkar of Taalyogi Ashramfor his social cause. Directorate General Vijaykumar CRPF will be honored for the social cause on behalf of the "Bharat ke Veer" an NGO that work for India's Bravehearts under Ministry of Home Affairs.

This time the Deenanath Mangeshkar Pratishthan has been handed over a token of appreciation to honour the martyrs who have laid down their lives in line of duty in the terrorist attack at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir that claimed the lives of over 40 CRPF soldiers. For the same cause Lata Mangeshkar has donated rupees one crore in memory of her father Master Deenanath Mangeshkar.

Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Pratishthan gave financial assistance worth Rs 50,000 to Late.Vijay Mahadik's family. He used to work as a wing artist in Yashwantrao Chavan Natyagraha Kothrud Pune.