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Actor Jayant Sawarkar to get Maha lifetime award for theatre

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Jayant Sawarkar will be honoured with the government's Natvarya Panshikar Lifetime Achievement award in the field of theatre.

The Sangeetacharya Annasaheb Lifetime Achievement will be bestowed on

Monday said both awards comprise cash prizes of Rs 5 lakh, citation and memento each.

Sawarkar started his career in Marathi theatre as a backstage and got an opportunity in playwright Vijay Tendulkar's play "Manus Navache Bet".

His role as a clown in Acharya Atre's "Samrat Singh" made him popular.

Thorat has accompanied top artists like Jitendra Abhishekhi, violin D Datar, Mogubai Kurdikar, Pandit Bhimsen Joshi , Kishori Amonkar, Ram Marathe, and

Tawde said the dates of the presentation of the award will be announced soon.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 19:20 IST
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