Actress Kajol will be felicitated with the Master Dinanath Vishesh Puraskar for her contribution to cinema.
The award will be given away by legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar on April 24 at the Shanmukhanand Auditorium. The award consists of a memento and Rs 50,000.
The other awardees include singer Hariharan, Pandit Shivanand Patil in the field of music, Prashant Damle for the best drama (Bahurupi) of the year, Naseema Hurzuk founder of helpers of the handicapped with the Anandmayee Puraskar, actor Mohan Joshi for his contribution to theatre and Madhu Mangesh Karnik (literature).
Shanta Sheke Saraswati award will be given to Professor Vasant Abaji Dahake for his dedicated services in poetry.