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.