Amitabh Bachchan Receives Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar Award

Amitabh Bachchan honoured with the Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar Award.


Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was honoured with the Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar Award on Wednesday.

The household and the belief instituted the award within the reminiscence of Lata Mangeshkar after the melody queen, who was the eldest of the 5 Mangeshkar siblings, died in 2022 following a number of organ failure.

Bachchan, 81, acquired the popularity on April 24, the memorial day of Deenanath Mangeshkar, the theatre-music veteran and father of Mangeshkar siblings.

Singer Usha Mangeshkar, the third eldest Mangeshkar sibling, offered the award to Bachchan. Earlier, veteran singer Asha Bhosle, the second Mangeshkar sibling, was supposed to provide away the trophies however gave the occasion a miss as she is unwell.

The award, often called the Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar Puraskar, is given yearly to a person who has made a path-breaking contribution in the direction of the nation, its folks and society. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was its first recipient, adopted by Asha Bhosle in 2023.

The operate was presided over by music composer Hridaynath Mangeshkar, the youngest Mangeshkar sibling. 

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