Mumbai: Noted author Ram Kamal Mukherjee bagged the prestigious Society Achievers Best Author Award for Hema Malini’s biography ‘Beyond The Dreamgirl’.
Noted journalist, author and television producer Ram Kamal Mukherjee bagged the prestigious Society Achievers Award for his authorized biography “Hema Malini: Beyond The Dreamgirl” in Mumbai.
The honour was conferred to Mukherjee for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema and literature by Bollywood actor Sonu Sood and Suchitra Krishnamurthy at a star studded event in Mumbai. Many Bollywood bigwigs were present at the event.
Actor Sonu Sood said “I am extremely happy to present this prestigious award to Ram Kamal who has been a prolific writer since last two decades of film journalism.”
Mukherjee had launched his biography “Beyond The Dreamgirl” last year October amidst huge fanfare. Published by Harper Collins India, the book was launched by Deepika Padukone in Mumbai, Rituparna Sengupta in Kolkata and Celina Jaitly in Dubai.
The book has been a part of leading literature festivals in India and abroad, including Times Lit Fest, The Hindu Lit For Life fest and Sharjah Book Fest.
After completing twenty years in the field of journalism in this current year he feels this was the most precious moment of his life.
“I started my career in Mumbai with Nari Hira’s Stardust. I am honoured and privileged that after almost two decades I received this award from my mentor Mr Hira, my colleague Suchitra Iyer (editor of Society) and Ashok Dhamankar,” says Mukherjee.
Mukherjee worked with several prestigious publications in India. He is India’s first Power Brand Film Journalist, and youngest biographer. He also produced a finite series Bin Kuch Kahe for Zee TV with Bollywood director Rajshree Ojha.
Bollywood’s eternal dreamgirl Hema Malini congratulated Ram Kamal on this achievement saying, “He worked sincerely on this book for almost two years. I guess when someone works with honesty, he is blessed by God.”