Veteran actor Dilip Kumar and filmmaker Sai Paranjpye will get Madhya Pradesh Government's prestigious National Kishore Kumar Award for acting and direction for the year 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 respectively.
The award will be presented on October 13, on the occasion of Kishor Kumar's death anniversary, Additional Collector, SS Baghel said.
While the Chashme Buddoor director will personally receive the award in Madhya Pradesh, Dilip Kumar will be given this award at his Mumbai residence.
The award carries a cash prize of Rs 2 lakhs, a shawl and a citation.
"Mr Kumar's son Amit Kumar will be present at the ceremony to be held in Khandwa, the birth place of the versatile singer," he said.
Madhya Pradesh Culture Minister, Surendra Patwa, Food and Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister, Vijay Shah and the State BJP President and Minister of Parliament for Khandwa, Nandkumar Singh Chouhan will also be present on the occasion, he added.