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MP govt to honour Dev Anand

Bhopal: Veteran actor-director Dev Anand will be honoured with the national Kishore Kumar Samman for the year 2010-11 by the Madhya Pradesh government.

Similarly, noted music director, Rajesh Roshan will be bestowed with the national Lata Mangeshkar award.

Giving this information, State Culture Minister Laxmikant Sharma said both film personalities had done a commendable work in their long cinematic career.

They will be presented with Rs two lakh in cash, a scroll of honour, shawl and `shreephal`.

The 88-year-old `evergreen` actor will be felicitated at a function in Khandwa on October 13 while Roshan will recieve the award at a funcion in Indore for which the date is yet to be finalised.

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