Actor Dharmendra to be honoured with Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement Award


  • Actor Dharmendra to be honoured with Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement Award
16-04-2018 | Pratidin Bureau. |

The Maharashtra government has decided to confer the prestigious Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement Award to veteran Bollywood actor Dharmendra, Maharashtra Culture Minister Vinod Tawde announced.

Apart from Dharmendra, Superhit filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani will be conferred with the Raj Kapoor Special Contributions Award. The Bollywood artists will receive the awards at the 55th Maharashtra State Marathi Film Festival.

The Minister tweeted, “Delighted to announce veteran actor Dharmendraji as the recipient of Maharashtra State’s Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement Award and director Rajkumar Hirani on being selected for the Raj Kapoor Special Contributions Award. Congratulations!”

Dharmendra, 82, has acted in over 250 films for more than 60 years nowand has over 100 box office hits including Bandini, Mamta, Sholay, Chupke Chupke, Anupama, Yaadon Ki Baarat, Satyakam, Seeta Aur Geeta to name a few.

Speaking about Rajkumar Hirani, Tawde said, “Mr Hirani is regarded as one of the most celebrated filmmakers of Hindi cinema, having made critically-acclaimed and commercially-successful films such as "Munna Bhai MBBS", "3 Idiots" and "PK".

Tags : Dharmendra Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement Award Rajkumar Hirani Raj Kapoor Special Contributions Award


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