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5th Sahyog Awards

25th Mar 1995


Film Thespian, Dev Anand, has congratulated the people of Maharashtra for keeping Democracy alive and transparent in regard to the change in political scenario.

Replying to his felicitation accorded here last night by Sahyog Foundation, a Socio-cultural organization, for his 50-year-long contribution to the film industry, Dev Anand said, “I feel happy when people remember me through my works.”

Receiving the Kala Shiromani Award for life-time achievement, the film actor said, “When I conceive the idea of making a film and start working on it, the thoughts of conserveness do not bother me.”

Referring to the remark made by Mr. Murli Deora, BRCC President and chief Guest on the occasion that politicians should talk less, Mr. Nana Chudasama, former Sheriff of Bombay, said those in politics who talk more very often land up in trouble.

The Chairman of Sahyog Foundation, Mr. Ram Jawhrani, said his organization as an NGO had been striving to eradicate social evils such as dowry menace and drug abuse apart from promoting art, culture and National Integration by recognizing individuals / organizations for their pioneering work in these fields.

Among those who received the awards were Vijay Merchant Rehabilitation Centre for disabled (Welfare of Handicapped), Father Joe Pereira of Kripa Foundation (Prevention of Drug Addiction), Ms. Sumitra Rao (Gramin Messiah award fro Rural development), Sachin Tendulkar (sports), Prof. Ram Joshi (education), Dr. I. S. Gilada (Public Service), Dr. Dhananjay Gunde (medical), Dr. Sharad Pandey (Family Welfare), Raveena Tandon (Best Actress), Kajol (New Talent), Ratan Jain (Promotion of Business and Industry), Yash Chopra (Best Direction), Dilip Sen Samir Sen (Best Music Director), Kavita Krishnamoorthi and Udit Narayan (best playback singers).

Shri Prabhash Joshi, Chief Editor, Janasatta, received the Hindi Journalism Award, comprising a purse of Rs. 11,000/- and trophy while Bunny Reuben and Ms. Bhawna Somaya were honoured with Film Journalism award of Rs. 5,000/- and trophy each.

Kalyanji – Anandji, the music director duo were honoured with “Sangeet Ratan” award and six-year-old Aditya Narayan Jha, for his debut in films.

The awards in the categories of Sports, Rural Development, Prevention of Drugs, Welfare of the handicapped carried a cash prize of Rs. 11,000/- and trophy each while in other areas the awards comprised a trophy each.

The awards have been sponsored by Kirandevi Saraf Trust in the memory of Ghanshyamdas Saraf and Durgadevi Saraf.

Ace Batsman, Sachin Tendulkar, had bagged the ‘Best Sportsman of the Year’ Award instituted by Sahyog Foundation, a Socio-cultural organization for the year 1994.

Announcing the annual awards the Chairman of Sahyog Foundation, Mr. Ram Jawhrani said film thespian Dev Anand will be honoured with ‘KalaShiromani’ award for life-time contribution on his completion of 50 years as Hero in the Indian cinema.

The other award winners include Kripa Foundation in the field for prevention of Drug Addiction and Vijay Merchant Rehabilitation centre for the Handicapped in the area of Welfare of the Disabled.

Ms. Sumitra Rao, eminent social worker from Devrukh in Ratnagiri district will be honoured with ‘Gramin Messiah’ award for rural development while Dr. I. S. Gilada will be presented ‘Public Service’ award for his relentless awareness campaign against Aids.

Prof. Ram Joshi former Vice chancellor of University of Bombay had been named recipient of Education award while the award for excellence in medical field goes to Dr. Dhananjay Gunde of Kolhapur.

Mr. Prabash Joshi, Editor, Jansatta, will be presented the Hindi Journalism award while Ms. Bhawna Somaya and Mr. Bunny Reuben will be honoured with Film journalism awards for the years 1993 and 1994 respectively.

The awards in the fields of Sports, Rural Development, Welfare of the handicapped, Prevention of Drug Addiction and Hindi Journalism carry a purse of Rs. 11,000/- and trophy each while awards for Film Journalism carry a cash prize of Rs. 5,000/- and trophy each. Awards in other categories comprise a trophy. They would be presented at function here on March 25.

Ace Batsman, Sachin Tendulkar, had bagged the ‘Best Sportsman of the Year’ Award instituted by Sahyog Foundation, a Socio-cultural organization for the year 1994.

Announcing the annual awards the Chairman of Sahyog Foundation, Mr. Ram Jawhrani said film thespian Dev Anand will be honoured with ‘KalaShiromani’ award for life-time contribution on his completion of 50 years as Hero in the Indian cinema.

The other award winners include Kripa Foundation in the field for prevention of Drug Addiction and Vijay Merchant Rehabilitation centre for the Handicapped in the area of Welfare of the Disabled.

Ms. Sumitra Rao, eminent social worker from Devrukh in Ratnagiri district will be honoured with ‘Gramin Messiah’ award for rural development while Dr. I. S. Gilada will be presented ‘Public Service’ award for his relentless awareness campaign against Aids.

Prof. Ram Joshi former Vice chancellor of University of Bombay had been named recipient of Education award while the award for excellence in medical field goes to Dr. Dhananjay Gunde of Kolhapur.

Mr. Prabash Joshi, Editor, Jansatta, will be presented the Hindi Journalism award while Ms. Bhawna Somaya and Mr. Bunny Reuben will be honoured with Film journalism awards for the years 1993 and 1994 respectively.

In the areas of films, the awards have been bagged by Yash Chopra (Best Direction), Raveena Tandon (Best Actress), Anupam Kher (Best Character Actor), Kajol and Saif Ali Khan (New Talent), Udit Narayan Jha, and Kavita Krishnamoorthi (Best Playback Singers), and Kalyanji-Anandji (Sangeet Ratan).

The awards in the fields of Sports, Rural Development, Welfare of the handicapped, Prevention of Drug Addiction and Hindi Journalism carry a purse of Rs. 11,000/- and trophy each while awards for Film Journalism carry a cash prize of Rs. 5,000/- and trophy each. Awards in other categories comprise a trophy.

The awards have been sponsored by Kirandevi Saraf Trust in the memory of Ghanshyamdas Saraf and Durgadevi Saraf.

The awards shall be presented at the Annual Function of Sahyog Foundation on March 25, 1995, at Rang Sharda, Bandra Reclamation (West), 7 p.m.

Nominations for the awards were invited through leading newspapers and the award winners were selected by Chairpersons of various committees of Sahyog Foundation including Nana Chudasama (Public Secive), Kapil Dev (Sports), Madhav Gadkari (Rural Development), Dr. B. K. Goyal, (Medical), Sudha Chandran (Welfare of the Handicapped), Dr. Lekha Pathak (Family Welfare), Vishwanath Sachdev (Journalism) and Udaya Tara Yayar (Films).

Shri Prabhash Joshi, Editor, Jansatta (Delhi) has bagged the “Hindi Journalism” award instituted by Sahyog Foundation, a socio-cultural organization, for the year 1994.

The award shall be presented on March 25, 1995, at the 5th Annual Function of Sahyog Foundation at Rang Sharda Auditorium, Bandra Reclamation, Bombay, the Chairman of Foundation, Mr. Ram Jawhrani, announced here today.

The award carries a purse of Rs. 11,000/- and a trophy.

Shri Joshi began his career as a social worker in a village of Madhya Pradesh. He is a Gandhian and associated with several organizations in social service.

His journalism career began with “Nai Duniya”. Later he joined Indian Express as Resident Editor (Delhi).

Kripa Foundation and Vijay Merchant Rehabilitation Centre for the handicapped have bagged the Sahyog Foundation awards in the fields of Prevention of Drug Addiction and Welfare of the handicapped respectively.

The awards, carrying a purse of Rs. 11,000/- and trophy each, are sponsored by Kirandevi Saraf Trust in the memory of Durgadevi Saraf, according to the Chairman of Sahyog Foundation, Mr. Ram Jawhrani.

The sports award in memory of Ghanshyamdas Saraf goes to Sachin Tendulkar while Gramin Messiah award in the memory of Durgadevi Saraf will be presented to Ms. Sumitra Rao, eminent social worker from Devrukh in Ratnagiri District. Both these awards carry a cash prize of Rs. 11,000/- and trophy each.

The Hindi Journalism Award in the memory of Ghanshyamdas Saraf which carries a prize of Rs. 11,000/- and trophy shall be conferred on Mr. Prabhash Joshi, Editor, Jansatta.

The awards shall be presented at the Fifth Annual Function of Sahyog Foundation on March 25, 1995, at Rang Sharda, Bandra Reclamation (West), 8 p.m.


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