Iconic actor Mithun Chakraborty was yesterday
felicitated with a lifetime achievement award by a renowned
city-based business house in Kolkata. The award - comprising a
memento, citation and Rs five lakh - was presented to the actor by
West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan.
Accepting the award, Mithun said he espoused Swami Vivekananda's
teachings and believed "in winning by heart and not solely by
mind". Mithun bagged the national award thrice - for
Mrigaya (1976), Tahader Katha (1996) and
Swami Vivekananda (1998).
As per PTI, congratulating the Disco Dancer, Governor
Narayanan said he was happy that the business house, PC Chandra
Group, decided to accord this recognition to the actor. The group
has also felicitated stalwarts like the late Ustad Bismillah Khan,
Sunil Gavaskar and PT Usha in the past.