First National Yash Chopra Memorial Award presented to Lata Mangeshkar
Legendary vocalist Lata Mangeshkar was presented the first national Yash Chopra Memorial Award by the Ministry for Information and Broadcasting as a mark of tribute to the legendary filmmaker Yash Chopra on the eve of his first death anniversary.
The Yash Chopra Memorial Award:
- Instituted by the TSR Foundation of T. Subbarami Reddy.
- It carries a cheque of Rs 1 million and a citation.
- It will be presented annually to people in recognition of their outstanding contribution in the field of art and culture.