Veteran actor Kamini Kaushal to get Kalpana Chawla Excellence Award

The senior actor, who was last seen in Chennai Express, had worked with Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar and Ashok Kumar

Veteran actor Kamini Kaushal will be honoured with the Kalpana Chawla Excellence Award by the late astronaut’s father BL Chawla in Gurgaon on Wednesday, September 25.

Kamini Kaushal, 86, has starred in films like Neecha NagarShaheed, Nadiya Ke Paar, Shabnam and Aarzoo. She has worked with actors like Ashok Kumar, Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar. The actor was last seen in Shahrukh Khan‘s film Chennai Express.

Chawla will present the award to her at the 10th annual homage function for Kalpana Chawla, organised by PECOBA, the alumni group of Punjab Engineering College (PEC).

Others who will be honoured with the award are chess champion Tania Sachdev, educationist Minoti Bahri and Kathak dancer Vidha Lal.

The function is being organised by PECOBA in conjunction with cultural society SAKHA.