Javed Akhtar getting Kishore Kumar award
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Kishore Kumar award to Javed Akhtar By S Sanjay Bhopal: The National Kishore Kumar Award would, this year, be conferred on noted lyricist and poet Javed Akhtar at the investiture ceremony at Indore on August 5. Instituted by MP Government the award comprises Rs one lakh and a citation.
the State Government, in deference to the wishes of the people of Khandwa, has decided to organise the Kishore Kumar award investiture ceremony at Khandwa. The ceremony would be held at Khandwa every year on the birthday of the legendary playback singer.
The Directorate of Culture has started organising a special function -`Phoolon Ke Rang Se: Smriti Kishore-2` from last year at Khandwa on his birthday on August 4. This year the function has been synchronised to the investiture ceremony which is being organized in Indore.
While on August 4 evening noted playback singer Nitin Mukesh would pay a musical tribute to late Kishore Kumar, the award presentation on August 5 will be followed by a performance of, noted playback singer from Mumbai, Bela Sulakhe and her group. She had performed with late Kishore Kumar at Khandwa several years ago.
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