25 April 2016 Current Affairs: Veteran actor Jeetendra, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Bollywood star Ranveer Singh honoured with '74th Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Awards' on April 24,2016.
Jeetendra, 74, got the Lifetime Achievement Award while Bhansali and Ranveer got special award for direction and acting for their magnum opus 'Bajirao Mastani.'The top honour was given by legendary singer Asha Bhosle.
Other winners who bagged the honour include Pandit Ajay Chakravorty, Marathi actor Prashant Damle among others.
Pandit Dinanath Mangeshkar Award : Pandit Dinanath Mangeshkar 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 memento and a citation.
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