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Madhur Bhandarkar receives Pl Deshpande Award

November 17, 2010 01:17:16 PM IST
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Three National Awards winning director Madhur Bhandarkar has added one more feathers to his cap. Madhur was conferred PL Deshpande Award a.k.a. Zenith Asia Award for significantly shaping the film making culture in his unique works and he has been described as The Film Maker of The First Decade of 21st Century. On the Silver Jubilee Year of Aashay Film Club, this award ceremony took place on 16th Nov at National Film Archive Theatre during 8th 'Pulotsav - An Art Festival' in Pune.



Madhur says, "I am more than happy after receiving such a big award. It means a lot to me. I admired PL Deshpande ji and to be receiving an honour that is in his name is something I will cherish forever."

PL Deshpande was a renowned writer, stage and film actor and his literary works are still revered in Maharashtra and others parts of the world. In his honour, Zenith Asia Award was given to Madhur Bhandarkar and his film CHANDNI BAR was also screened during the fest amongst landmarked 25 films from the world cinema.


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