Akhil Bhartiya Chitrapat Mahamandal’s grand awards night

Akhil Bhartiya Chitrapat Mahamandal felicitates actors and the persons behind the camera with Chitrabhushan and Chitrakarmi awards every year.

The function held at Pune this year was different as a procession took place from Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati to Prabhat Chitra Mandir.  President of ABCM Prasad Surve, Sachin Pilgaonkar, Supriya Pilgaonkar, Vijay Patkar, Leela Gandhi, Pandharinath Kambali, Abhijit Kelkar, Kiran Shantaram, Priya Berde, Archana Nevrekar, Prem Kiran, Ketaki Mategaonkar and many more celebrities of Marathi film industry took part in the procession. It was rare opportunity for Punekars which the people enjoyed a lot.

After the procession the main function of awards night was held at Ganesh Kala Krida Bhavan. Chitrabhushan Puraskar was given to Sachin Pilgaonakr and Uma Bhende at the hands of State Minister of Culture Mr. Sanjay Devtale. Chitrakarmi Puraskar is given to the persons who work behind the camera and never come into limelight. This year the award was given to Koy Yamkar, Kerba Laad, Babu Parlekar, Sadashiv Vadgaonkar, Tee Chandekar, Nawadakar Painter, Nandkishor Kalgutkar, Bhai Telang, Ram Alam, Dilip Thakur, Raja Karle, Sunil Chumbale and Nagesh Darak.

Yashshri Chitrapat award was given to KAKSPARSH. On the occasion Dilip Prabhavalkar and Leela Gandhi were also felicitated. The grand function also had colorful performances.

The event was organized by Prasad Surve, Subhash Bhurke, Sanjeev Naik, Imtiyaz Bargir, Balkrishna Baramati, Satish Bidkar, Vijay Kondake and Satish Randive.