Acclaimed director Madhur Bhandarkar, was honored by the President of India Pratibha Patil, for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema.
Madhur has directed films like Chandni Bar, Page 3, Traffic Signal and Fashion. Almost all of his films have been critically acclaimed and commercially successful. He received a certificate and a cheque of rupees one lakh.
The Ganga Sharan Singh Award, established in 1989, is a literary honour given to writers for their outstanding work. Along with Madhur, Girish Karnad and Shyam Benegal were also felicitated.
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