Mumbai: Jeetendra was felicited with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Indian Cinema. Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ranveer Singh were also felicited with special awards for Bajirao Mastani at the Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Awards.
Jeetendra was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to the film industry in movies such as Himmatwala, Tohfa and Dharam Veer at the Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award ceremony. The actor mentioned he felt blessed and honoured to be born in the lifetime of legendary singers Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle. Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ranveer Singh received special awards for direction and performance respectively in Bajirao Mastani. As Ranveer is busy shooting for his next, Befikre in Paris, he addressed the audience through a video message and said he felt privileged to be recognised by the greatest artiste of all time, Lata Mangeshkar. Sanjay Leela Bhansali too was happy to receive the honour for his magnum opus.