In the past, the legendary actor-director has been bestowed with awards such as the Padma Shri Award, Phalke Ratna Award, Best Director Award, Best Actor Award and many more for his exceptional contribution to Indian Cinema. But this year, the 12th Mumbai Film Festival takes a proud step towards honouring Manoj Kumar with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his valuable contribution.
The extremely talented and soft-spoken Manoj Kumar continues to stay in everyone's heart and this award is MAMI's humble way to refresh his remarkable journey. Speaking about this honour Manoj Kumar said, "I am happy to receive this award. It's as important as an Oscar."