Anil Kapoor, the famous bollywood hero received the prestigious Dinanath Mangeshkar award 2015 in a award function event held in mumbai on April 25th 2015.It was priceless award given to Anil Kapoor for his amasing acting skills though he himself considers that he is still a newcomer to the hindi film world. Apart from Anil Kapoor , actor Dilip Prabhavalkar was also honoured with this prestigious award. The award is given mainly to those who had made great contributions in music and movies.
- This is 73rd award function held recently and the award was first instituted in the year 1999 in the memory of late Mr Dinanath Mangeshkar.
- Chief Minister Mr Devendra Fadnavis was present during the function.
- Last year the award was given to actor Rishi Kapoor and musician Zakir Hussain.
- The award carries amount Rs 1,01,001, memento and citation
ABOUT MR DINANATH MANGESHKAR
- He was born on 29th December 1900 in Goa and passed away young age of 41.
- He was well known theatre artist, Natya Sangeet musician and Hindustani Classical Singer.
- He is father of famous singers like Latha Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle and Usha Mangeshkar.
- Dinanath Mangeshkar Hospital and Research centre,Pune was named after him.
ABOUT ACTOR ANIL KAPOOR
- Anil Kapoor was born on 24th December 1956 in Mumbai,Maharashtra.
- He made his hindi film debut with Hamare Tumhare in 1979.
- Anil Kapoor’s daughters are Rhea and Sonam and son Harshavardhan.
- His brothers are famous producer Boney Kapoor and actor Sanjay Kapoor.
- He also produced many films like Aisha, Khubsoorat etc.