Singer Bappi Lahiri honoured with Mahanayak award by West Bengal Government

Posted on:25 Jul 2016 09:22:52
Singer Bappi Lahiri honoured with Mahanayak award by West Bengal Government
25 July 2016 Current Affairs: Renowned Music Director and singer Bapi Lahiri was honoured with Mahanayak award by the West Bengal Government. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee conferred the Mahanayak Samman upon Bapi Lahiri on the occasion of 36th death anniversary of Uttam Kumar.

 In addition, Bengali films “Bela sheshe” and “Shankhachil” were jointly awarded as the best Bengali films of the year. Besides, critically-acclaimed filmmaker Goutam Ghose and director-actor Kaushik Ganguly were also honoured with the award for best director. 

Paran Bandyopadhyay and Jishu Sengupta were also bestowed with best actor (male) award and Sohini Sarkar received the best actor (female) award. 

Mahanayak awards : They were instituted in 2012 by West Bengal Government in the memory of Bengali matinee idol Uttam Kumar who is revered as “Mahanayak (Great hero)” in this part of India.

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