MUMBAI: Doordarshan Kendra, Mumbai has been felicitating nine prominent Maharashtrians every year by honoring them “Sahyadri Navratna Awards”. These awards are presented at a lavish function in the Kendra itself in the presence of several prominent Films, TV personalities and other celebrities from the field of Education, Art & Culture.
The Honorable Governor of Maharashtra K. Sankaranarayanan will grace the occasion as the Chief Guests for this evening.
The following eminent personalities will be awarded at this event with the “Navratna Awards”.
1st Award – Jeevan Ratna – Shri Bhalchandra Pendharkar (Lifetime Achievement Award)
2nd Award – Swarratna - Pt.Hridaynath Mangeshkar (Field – MUSIC)
3rd Award – Kalaratna – Shri Vasudeo Kamat (Field – FINE ART)
4th Award – Chitranatha – Smt.Asha Kale – Naik (Field – CINEMA)
5th Award – Sevaratna - Shri Achyut Gokhale (Field – SOCIAL WORK)
6th Award – Shikshan Ratna – Dr.Madhav Chavan (Field – EDUCATION)
7th Award – Vaibhav Ratna – Shri Vithal Kamat (Field – INDUSTRY)
8th Award – Ratna Sharda - Dr.Rohini Gavankar (Field – WOMAN OF SUBSTANCE)
9th Award – Sahityaratna – Shri N.D.Mahanor (Field – LITERATURE)
10th Award – Ratnadarpan – Shri Madhukar Bhave (Field – JOURNALISM)