Waikar, Kadam, Sane to receive Nilu Phule Sanman Award
Pune | Sunday, Mar 21 2010 IST
Lavani and folk singer Yamunabai Waikar, Poet- actor Kishor Kadam and anti-globalisation activist Sanjeev Sane will be honoured with the Nilu Phule Sanman award at the Ravindra Natyamandir in Mumbai on April 4. The award, instituted in memory of the late actor Nilu Phule, will be given away by Senior Journalist Kumar Ketkar, actors-- Mohan Agashe and Ashok Saraf on the occasion of 79th birth anniversary of Phule.
The award comprises a cash prize of Rs 10,000 and a memento.
Talking to UNI today, Gargi Phule, daughter of the actor, said, ''My father, Nilubhau, was not only an actor but an active social worker, who was closely associated with socialist organisations.
Hence, the family has decided to felicitate activists and artists, who have served the society in various ways.'' An eight-minute documentary on Phule, made by Nishith Dadhich, will also be screened during the function. The doucmentary is on Phule's life, both professional and personal, she said.
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