The Deenanath Mangeshkar Award is organized by Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Smruti Pratishthan charitable trust, Pune aims to encourage legends from the fields of music, drama, art and social work.
The Deenanath Mangeshkar Award 2019 was awarded to National Award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, popular scriptwriter Salim Khan and dancing diva Helen.
The Deenanath Mangeshkar Award 2019 awards were given away by Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat and Directorate General of CRPF Vijay Kumar presided over the function.
The Deenanath Mangeshkar Pratishthan also handed over a token of appreciation to honor the victims of the February 14 Pulwama terror attack.
1. Award for music and art – Classical dancer Sucheta Bhide-Chapekar
2. Lifetime Award – Salim Khan (the father of superstar Salman Khan)
3. Special Award for the contribution to Indian cinema – Madhur Bhandarkar
4. Special Award – Helen
5. Vagvilasini Award – VasantAbaji Dahake
6. Mohan Wagh Award (Best Drama of the Year 2019) – Bhadrakali Productions’ “SoyareSakal”
7. Anandmayee Puraskar- Pandit Suresh Talwalkar of Taalyogi Ashram