Indian World Cup winning cricket captain Kapil Dev, former Davis Cupper Jaideep Mukerjea and Olympic hockey skipper Gurbux Singh will be among a host of luminaries from various fields to receive the tenth Mother Teresa International Award on Saturday.
Ajit Wadekar, who led the national cricket team to a historic overseas series win in West Indies and England in 1971, famed soccer striker Tulsidas Balaram, popular singer Amit Kumar, Bengali stage and screen actress Sova Sen, and noted filmmaker Tarun Majumdar are also in the list of awardees.
The prizes will be presented by West Bengal governor M.K. Narayanan, his Bihar counterpart Devanand Kanwar and Justice (Retd) Shyamal Kumar Sen.
Matinee idol Uttam Kumar will also be given the award posthumously.