Vijay Chavhan to be conferred with prestigious V Shantaram Lifetime Achievement award
Veteran Marathi actor Vijay Chavhan will be conferred with the prestigious V Shantaram Lifetime Achievement award and actor-director Mrinal Kulkarni with V Shantaram Special Contribution awards. Chavhan, who is a well-known Marathi stage actor, has appeared in many Marathi films as well as on television. He is best known for his role of Mavshi in the famous Marathi stage drama “Moruchi Mavshi”. He has also worked in Hindi films. Kulkarni has worked, both in films and TV, and is best known for featuring in the television show “Son Pari”. She also directed “Prem Mhanje Prem Asta” and the Marathi historical drama “Rama Madhav”. The lifetime achievement award carry a citation and cash reward of Rs five lakh while the special contribution award carry a citation and Rs 3 lakh cash prize. The state government-instituted awards will be given away at the 55th Maharashtra State Marathi Film Festival.