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Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ranveer Singh chosen for 2016 Dinanath Mangeshkar Award

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and actor Ranveer Singh have been chosen for the prestigious 2016 Pandit Dinanath Mangeshkar Award.

The award will be bestowed upon them by Lata Mangeshkar at a function to be held in Pune on 24 April to commemorate Pandit Dinanath Mangeshkar’s death anniversary.

About Pandit Dinanath Mangeshkar Award

  • The award was instituted in 1999 in the memory of Dinanath Mangeshkar, father of Lata Mangeshkar.
  • Since then it is awarded annually to persons for their outstanding contributions to music and movies.
  • The award carries monetary award of 101001 rupees, a citation and a
  • In 2015, the award was conferred on Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor.

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