The ‘Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Smriti Award’ for the year 2020 to be given on behalf of ‘Dinanath Smriti Pratishthan’ has been announced on 24th April 2021 on his 79th Memorial Day. The awardees will be given their prizes at home. Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, veteran actor Prem Chopra, musician Pyarelal Sharma and actor Nana Patekar will be honored for their outstanding achievements in the field of art.
This award is given by the Mangeshkar family to those who have done remarkable work in various fields like literature, film, journalism.
For performance in the medical field:
Dr. Pratit Samadhani, Dr. Ashwin Mehta, Dr. Rajiv Sharma, Dr. Janardan Nimbalkar, Dr. Nishit Shah will be honored with ‘Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Smriti Award’.
For performances in the field of music:
Senior poet-lyricist Santosh Anand, senior singer-songwriter Meena Khadikar, senior singer-songwriter Usha Mangeshkar.
For the field of journalism:
Daily for newspaper journalism. Shiv Sena leader MP Sanjay Raut, the executive editor of the match, will also be honored with the award.