Who presented with the 2015 Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Shikhar Award for lifetime achievement?
[C]Amjad Ali Khan
Santoor maestro Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma was presented with this year’s Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Shikhar Award for life time achievement . Lata Mangeshkar, Pt Bhimsen Joshi, Pt Jasraj, Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra, Pt Ram Narayan, M F Hussain, Habib Tanvir, Ms Gangubai Hangal, Dr Girija Devi are few of the past recipients of the award. The award has been instituted by the Sangit Kala Kendra headed by Rajashree Birla. The Sangit Kala Kendra was founded by late industrialist Mr Aditya Vikram Birla in 1973 to encourage and nurture the various visual and performing arts. The awards were instituted in 1996.