Dharmendra to be honoured with Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement Award


Veteran actor Dharmendra who has been entertaining his fans since a number of decades is all set to be honoured by the Maharashtra government. The actor who is much loved by his fans will be awarded Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement Award. Director Rajkumar Hirani too will get the Raj Kapoor Special Contributions Award.

The announcement was made by Maharashtra Education and Cultural Affairs Minister Vinod Tawde via social media on Sunday.

“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!” Tawde tweeted. (Also Check: The DEOL bond flourishes across generations, and this picture by Dharmendra is proof!

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Marathi actor Vijay Chavhan and actress Mrinal Kulkarni will be honoured too.

“Congratulations to veteran actor Vijay Chavhan and actress-director Mrinal Kulkarni on being announced as the recipients of the prestigious Chitrapati V Shantaram Jivangaurav Puraskar and Chitrapati V Shantaram Vishesh Yogdaan Puraskar respectively,” he added.

Dharmendra is at present bsy with the shoot of his upcoming film ‘Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se’.