Famous Singer Usha Mangeshkar with her brother-musician Hridaynath Mangeshkar, nephew Adinath Mangeshkar has organized a press conference regarding 2019 Deenanath Mangeshkar Awards, in Mumbai, on April 15, 2019.
Where Lata Mangeshkar pledged on Monday to give Rs 1 crore to the families of the Pulwama martyrs. Adinath Mangeshkar also revealed that Lata Mangeshkar will donate the money from her personal account to the NGO Bharat ke Veer, because this NGO works for India’s Bravehearts under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Adinath Mangeshkar said: except Rs 1 crore by Lata Mangeshkar their friends and family will also donate an additional 11 lakh Rs to the family of those BSF jawans who lost their life in Pulwama attack.
The Master Deenanath Mangeshkar award for the music, art this year has been conferred upon the well-known classical dancer, ‘Sucheta Bhide-Chapekar’. Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Lifetime Award will also be consulted on writer Salim Khan, while his wife and former actor Helen will be given a special award for her contribution to Indian cinema. Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar will also receive an award for his contribution to our Indian cinema.