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6th Sahyog Awards

09th Dec 1996


Film Thespian, Dilip Kumar, was felicitated last night by Sahyog Foundation, a socio-cultural organization, for his 50-year-long contribution to the film industry.

The veteran actor received standing ovation from the audience when he was presented the Award, comprising a trophy at the hands of Mr. Ram Jawhrani, Chairman, Sahyog Foundation.

Replying to his felicitation, Dilip Kumar said in today’s scenario, Non-Governmental organizations like Sahyog Foundation were expected to contribute in areas where the Government cannot reach. He also lauded the Sindhi Community for contribution in nation-building.

Sunil Dutt and Asha Parekh, veteran film stars were honoured with life-time achievement awards.

The other Award winners included All India Cricket Association for the Disabled (Sports), Dr. Snehlata Deshmukh, Vice Chancellor of University of Mumbai (Education), Mohan Wagh (Marathi theatre), Dr. Manohar Keswani (Medical), R. Ramakrishnan (Welfare of the Handicapped), Ms. Prema Purao (Rural Development), Sumanth Mishra (Journalism), Hemant Karkare, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Prevention of Drug Addiction), Sadhna Sargam and Udit Narayan (Playback singers) Dr. ________________ (_________ ), _____________ Academy (Music), Bali Brahm Bhatt (Best Pop Music), Pramod Shankar Bhatt (Posthumous) for Literature and Gulzar (Best Director).

Artists of Sailab T.V. Serial – Ravi Rai (Director), Renuka Shahane (Best Actress) and Sachin Khedeker (Best Actor) – were also felicitated.

The Awards in the categories of Rural Development, Welfare of the Handicapped, Prevention of Drug Addiction, Journalism, Sports and Literature carried cash prize of Rs. 11,000/- and trophy, while in other areas Awards carried trophy only.

The Awards were presented by Messrs Vilasrao Deshmukh, former Maharashtra Minister for Culture, Nana Chudasama, Former Sheriff of Mumbai and Vishwanath Sachdev, Editor, Nav Bharat Times.

Kalyanji-Anandji presented cultural programme “Little Wonders” on the occasion. Ms. Sarita Sethi compered the show.

All India Cricket Assocaiton for the Disabled founded by former skipper, Ajit Wadekar, and Dr. Snehlata Deshmukh, Vice Chancellor, University of Mumbai, have bagged Sahyog Foundation Awards in the fields of Sports and Education respectively.

Announcing the Awards, the Chairman of Sahyog Foundation, Mr. Ram Jawhrani, said Award for the “Welfare of the Handicapped” will be presented to R. Ramakrishnan, President of Tamil Nadu-based ‘Amar Seva Sangam’ at the sixth Annual function of the Foundation here in December.

The “Prevention of Drug Addiction” Award goes to Hemant Karkare, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Narcotics) while ‘Medical’ Award has been bagged by Dr. Manohar Keswani, Eminent Plastic Surgeon of India.

“Gramin Messiah” Award for Rural Development will be conferred on Ms. Prema Purao, Secretary of Annapurna Mahila Mandal.

Rajat Sharma will be honoured with “Best Television Personality” Award, while the “Literature” Award will be presented posthumously to Pramod Shankar Bhatt.

Other Eminent personalities who will be honoured with Sahyog Foundation Awards are Dr. Nitu Mandke, Cardiovascular Surgeon

“Sailab” has been adjudged as the “Best T.V. Serial.” Among the “Sailab” Artists who would be honoured with Sahyog Foundation Awards are Ravi Rai (Director), Renuka Shahaney (Best Actress), Sachin Khedekar (Best Actor), Rohini Hattangadi (Best Supporting Actress), Raju Kher (Best Supporting Actor), Talat Aziz (Best Music) and Jagjit Singh (Best Singer).

Sahyog Foundation is a socio cultural organization dedicated to the cause of uplift of the poor and downtrodden and promoting Art, Culture and National Integration. The organization has also taken up cudgels against social evils such as ‘Dowry Menace’ and ‘Drug Abuse’.

Sunit Dutt and Asha Parekh, Film Personalities, have bagged “Life-time Achievement” awards instituted by Sahyog Foundation a socio-cultural organization, according to its Chairman, Mr. Ram Jawhrani.

The awards shall be presented by Chief Guest and Film thespian Dilip Kumar at eh sixth annual function of Sahyog Foundation at Rang Sharda Auditorium on December 9, 1996, 7 p.m. sharp.

Rajat Sharma will be honoured with “Best Television Personality” Award, while Mohan Wagh will be presented Award for “Excellence in Marathi Theatre.”

Tabu and Gulzar will be honoured with “Best Actress” and “Best Director” Awards for film “Machis”, while Udit Narayan and Sadhna Sargam shall be felicitated with “Best Playback Singers” Awards. Bali Brahm Bhatt will be presented “Best Pop Singer” Award.

“Music Award” goes to “Kalvir Academy” founded by Kalyanji Shah of the Kalyanji-Anandji duo, Mr. Jawhrani said.

“Sailab” has been adjudged as the “Best T.V. Serial.” Among the “Sailab” Artists who would be honoured with Sahyog Foundation Awards are Ravi Rai (Director), Renuka Shahaney (Best Actress), Sachin Khedekar (Best Actor), Rohini Hattangadi (Best Supporting Actress), Raju Kher (Best Supporting Actor), Talat Aziz (Best Music) and Jagjit Singh (Best Singer).

All India Cricket Assocaiton for the Disabled founded by former skipper, Ajit Wadekar, and Dr. Snehlata Deshmukh, Vice Chancellor, University of Mumbai, have bagged Sahyog Foundation Awards in the fields of Sports and Education respectively.

Awards for the “Welfare of the Handicapped” and “Prevention of Drug Addiction” will be presented to R. Ramakrishnan, President of Tamil Nadu-based “Amar Seva Sangam” and Hemant Karkare, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Narcotics) respectively.

Other Eminent personalities who will be honoured with Sahyog Foundation Awards are Dr. Manohar Keswani (Medical), Dr. Nitu Mandke (Family Welfare), Sumanth Mishra (Journalism). D. M. Harish (Taxation and Banking), Prema Purao (Rural Development) and Pramod Shankar Bhatt (Literature) posthumously.

The Awards in the categories of Sports, Rural Development, Welfare of the Handicapped, Literature, Prevention of Drug Addiction and Journalism carry a purse of Rs. 11,000/- and trophy each, while in other areas Awards carry trophy only.

Awards in the fields of Sports and Journalism are sponsored by Philanthropist Mahavirprasad Saraf in the memory of his beloved father Ghanshyamdas Saraf, while those in the categories of “Welfare of the Handicapped”, “Rural Development”, “Prevention of Drug Addiction” and “Literature” are in the memory of his mother, Durgadevi Saraf.


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