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Neeraj Ghaywan to Donate National Award Money to Maharashtra Farmers

"Thank you all for the wishes for the National Award. Me and Varun Grover have decided to donate our National Award prize money towards relief work for distressed farmers in Maharashtra," wrote Neeraj Ghaywan

  | May 04, 2016 14:29 IST (Mumbai)
Neeraj Ghaywan

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Highlights

  • Neeraj Ghaywan, Varun Grover will donate Rs 1 lakh to farmers
  • Neeraj Ghaywan received the National Award for Masaan
  • Varun Grover received Best Lyrics National Award for Moh Moh Ke Dhaage
Director Neeraj Ghaywan and lyricist Varun Grover, who received their National Awards on May 3, said that they will donate the prize money for relief work for distressed farmers in Maharashtra.
Mr Ghaywan received the National Award for his first directed-movie Masaan and the award for the best lyrics has been conferred to Mr Grover for the song Moh Moh Ke Dhaage from the film Dum Laga Ke Haisha.
The director shared that the duo will together donate an amount of Rs 1 lakh.
On Wednesday, Mr Ghaywan wrote on his official Facebook account:
 

 
Mr Ghaywan hopes that other people get inspired to contribute towards the crises.
 

 
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