19 October 2018 Current Affairs: The award consists of a cash prize of Rs 100,000 and a memento. It will be presented by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at a ceremony on October 26, 2018, in Mumbai.
Khayyam is a music composer, lyricist, and writer.
He is 91 years old. He started his music career in Ludhiana in 1943.
He has received Padma Bhushan, National Award, Filmfare Award.