Dev Anand bestowed with ‘Rashtriya Kishore Kumar Sanman’
The Madhya Pradesh government honoured legendary actor, Dev Anand with the 14th Rastriya Kishore Kumar Samman on the occasion of the late singer’s 25th death anniversary. According to a minister, an amount of Rs 2 lakh, an honour plaque and a shawl were given to the octogenerian actor for excellence in direction at his Mumbai residence. The evergreen hero, apart from a stellar career on screen, has produced some very memorable films, including Johnny Mera Naam, Guide, Jewal Thief and Hare Rama Hare Krishna. The 88-year-old has also been honoured with Padma Vibhushan and Dadasaheb Phalke Award previously. A grand function was also held at Khandwa, Kishoreda’s birthplace, in the singer’s memory.
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Happy Birthday, Kishore da!
“Who said I’m crazy. The world is crazy; not me.” – Kishore Kumar
Today is the 82nd birth anniversary of actor-singer-lyricist-composer-director-scriptwriter-producer Kishore Kumar and he continues to live within us, through the wonderful numbers he sang, and that have immortalised him for generations to come. Click here to read more