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K.L. Saigal award for Lata, Hridaynath

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Honour: Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar with sister Lata Mangeshkar. — File Photo: PTI
Honour: Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar with sister Lata Mangeshkar. — File Photo: PTI

Music legend Lata Mangeshkar and her brother Hridaynath Mangeshkar will be awarded the K.L. Saigal Lifetime Achievement Award here on November 17.

The awards, constituted in memory of the legendary singer-actor K.L. Saigal, the first super star of Hindi cinema, will be given away by music composer Khayyam of Umrao Jaan (1981) and Kabhi Kabhie fame.

The event, being organised by Savitri Vikas Samiti, will see the presence of awardees like actors Jitendra, Prem Chopra and Sanjay Kapoor, music composer Ravindra Jain and singers Penaz Masani and Jagjit Kaur.

“Magical evening”

“I am glad to be able to organise this programme. It will be a magical evening with legends like Lata ji ,” said organising committee member Prem Bhatia.

A self-confessed K.L. Saigal fan, Lata Mangeshkar as a child even dreamt of marrying him, but regrets never meeting her idol. — PTI


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