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Jeetendra, Anil Kapoor to Receive Raj Kapoor Awards

Anil Kapoor featured in films like Mr. India, Tezaab, Ram Lakhan, Beta Slumdog Millionaire, Dil Dhadakne Do and Welcome Back. Jeetendra, who featured in films like Himmatwala, Tohfa and Dharam Veer, was last seen in a cameo appearance in Shah Rukh Khan's Om Shanti Om

  | April 17, 2016 16:39 IST (Mumbai)
Raj Kapoor Awards

Jeetendra and Anil Kapoor photographed in Mumbai.

Highlights

  • Jeetendra will receive the the Raj Kapoor Lifetime Contribution Award.
  • Anil Kapoor will receive the Raj Kapoor Special Contribution Award.
  • The award ceremony will be held in Mumbai on April 30.
Veteran actor Jeetendra and Anil Kapoor were named for Maharashtra Government's awards in memory of actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor.
Jeetendra, 74, will receive the Raj Kapoor Lifetime Contribution Award while Anil Kapoor will receive the Raj Kapoor Special Contribution Award, Maharashtra Cultural Affairs Minister Vinod Tawde said in a statement.
The Lifetime Award carries a citation, a trophy and a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh while the special contribution award carries a citation, a trophy and a cash prize of Rs 3 lakh, the statement said.
The award ceremony will be held in Mumbai on April 30.
Anil Kapoor featured in films like Mr. India, Tezaab, Ram Lakhan, Beta Slumdog Millionaire, Dil Dhadakne Do and Welcome Back.
Jeetendra, who featured in films like Himmatwala, Tohfa and Dharam Veer, was last seen in a cameo appearance in Shah Rukh Khan's Om Shanti Om. (Also Read: Vidya Balan, Shashikala to Receive This Year's Raj Kapoor Awards)

 
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