V Shantaram and Raj Kapoor Awards will be held at the Balewadi Stadium on 30th of May, announced Cultural Minister Harshavardhan Patil to the media.
Musicians Jagdish Khebudkar and actor Mahesh Kothare will be presented with the V Shantaram awards while actors Rekha and Aamir Khan will be honoured with the Raj Kapoor Awards.
“This is for the first time that we have introduced two awards in each category. It is also the first time that they will be held here. Considering the cultural and historical background of the city, we have decided to host the award ceremony in Pune," said Patil.
Mahesh Manjrekar will direct the event in which many celebs are expected to attend.
Story first published: Friday, May 15, 2009, 16:05 [IST]