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Dilip KumarVeterans get lifetime achievement award
20th June 2008  09.00 IST
By Agencies  


Thespian Dilip Kumar , veteran film maker Tapan Sinha, playback singer Lata Mangeshkar and veteran Kannada film actor Saroja Devi would be conferred with "One Time Award for Life Time Achievement" honour by the government.

The well-known film personalities are being honoured to commemorate the 60th anniversary of India's Independence.




However, keeping in mind Sinha's ill health, the Governor of West Bengal would confer the award on him on Friday (June 20) at his residence in Kolkata. Minister for Information and Broadcasting P R Dasmunsi would also be present on the occasion, it was announced Thursday.

The remaining personalities would be honoured by President Pratibha Patil at a later date.

Sinha is most well known for his films like ‘Uphaar’ (1955), ‘Kabuliwala’ (1957), ‘Haatey Bazaare’ (1967), ‘Sagina Mahato’ (1970) and ’Safed Haathi’ (1977).

Dilip Kumar redefined the craft of acting with his method acting style and ruled the box office in the '50s and '60s. The eight times Filmfare award winner was conferred with Dadasaheb Phalke award in 1995 for his lifetime contribution to cinema.

Lata Mangeshkar started her singing career in the early '40s as a teenager and went on to rule the roost in the world of playback.

Noted Kannada actor Saroja Devi acted in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films during her career in the '50s and '60s.

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