Anil Kapoor conferred with Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award 2015
Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor conferred with prestigious Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award 2015.
He was presented the award by noted historian and writer Babasaheb Purandare.
Apart from Anil Kapoor, veteran Marathi actor Dilip Prabhavalkar was also bestowed with the prestigious Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award 2015.
About Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Award
- Master Dinanath Mangeshkar was instituted in 1999 in 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 awards carries monetary award of Rs 101 001, memento and citation.
- Dinanath Mangeshkar was born on December 29, 1900 and died on April 24, 1942. The award ceremony is held annually on 24 April.
In 2014, the award was given to Bollywood legend Rishi Kapoor and eminent musician Zakir Hussain.