Lata Mangeshkar to present Deenanath Mangeshkar Award to Jaya Bachchan



Legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar will confer the Deenanath Mangeshkar Award to veteran actress Jaya Bachchan on April 24.

Jaya will be presented with the Master Deenanath (Vishesh Puraskar) Award, for her dedicated services to Indian theatre and cinema on the death anniversary of Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar.

While on the other hand, the Madhya Pradesh government announced that it would confer its prestigious 'Lata Mangeshkar Samman Alankaran' to playback singer Hariharan.

Hariharan would receive the award at a function next month making him the 28th recipient of the award. The Lata Mangeshkar award is given to a musician and a playback singer in the alternate year. Last year, Rajesh Roshan was named for the award.