Veteran Kapoors To Receive Prestigious Raj Kapoor Awards

Raj Kapoor Lifetime Contribution Award will be bestowed on Jeetendra Kapoor

It takes time to be a success; sometime it takes a little longer than expected. But if it ultimately happens then that becomes the most awaited accomplished moment. And it holds so true for both the veteran Kapoors

Maharashtra Cultural Affairs Minister Vinod Tawde divulged in a statement that Jeetendra, 74, will receive the Raj Kapoor Lifetime Contribution Award while Anil Kapoor will receive the Raj Kapoor Special Contribution Award.


On April 30 the award ceremony will be commemorated in Mumbai.

The Lifetime Award includes a citation, a trophy and a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh while the special contribution award gives a citation, a trophy and a cash prize of Rs 3 lakh.

Anil first made his Hindi film cameo appearance with Umesh Mehra’s “Hamare Tumhare” in 1979 before gaining prominence with the hit “Tezaab”. He featured in hit films like Mr. India, Ram Lakhan, Beta, Dil Dhadakne Do and Welcome Back; a few to name.

He became a global name with his role in Danny Boyle’s Academy Award-winning film “Slumdog Millionaire”.
Jeetendra famous for his dance moves, is an Indian actor, TV and film producer and chairman of the Balaji Telefilms and Motion Pictures.

Raj Kapoor Special Contribution Award will be honored to Anil Kapoor

Raj Kapoor ,greatest artist of Indian cinema was a noted Indian film actor, producer and director of Bollywood.

Jeetendra Kapoor

The Government of India honored him with the Padma Bhushan in 1971 for his contributions to the arts. He was bestowed with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in the year 1978 by the Government of India.
Kapoor is regarded as one of the greatest actors and most influential and trend setting filmmakers in the history of Indian cinema. He is the winner of several accolades and the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award is named after Raj Kapoor. His performance in Awara is regarded as one of the top ten greatest performances of all time. His films attracted worldwide audiences from Asia and Europe.CRB Tech WordPress
Raj Kapoor despite of his marital status,was rumored of a longtime love affair with renowned actress Nargis during the 1940s and 1950s. Though he never publicly admitted to this.

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