Bharat Muni Samman to be given to Hema Malini
For her extraordinary contributions to the field of art and culture, renowned film actress and Bharatanatyam exponent Hema Malini has been selected for the prestigious Bharat Muni Samman 2012.
About Bharat Muni Samman
Named in the honor of author of Natyashastra, Bharat Muni, the award has been instituted by Bhubaneswar-based organisation Kalingayana Touryatrikam.
Malini will be 5th person to receive the honor.
- Thankamani Kutty
- Pandit Birju Maharaj
- Pandit Jasraj
- Ratan Thiyam