From past 76 years, the Mangeshkar family has been celebrating Dinanath Mangeshkar’s anniversary by honouring legends from the field of music, drama, art and social work. This award function will be held on April 24 in presence of Minister Nitin Gadkari as the chief guest.
Legendary playback singer Asha Bhosle will receive the lifetime achievement award. This Padma Vibhushan recipient has worked for nearly seven decades and recorded over 11,000 songs in 20 different languages. Sarod Maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan will be conferred with Master Dinanath Mangeshkar award and veteran actor Anupam Kher, who has done commendable work not only in India but also worked together with top directors in the west, will be given a special award for his contribution to Indian theatre and cinema. This award ceremony will also be followed by classical programme ‘Swar Nritya Bhav Darshan’ where Pandit Birju Mahataj and Saswati Sen will be delivering a Kathak performance.