Posted by Ramesh Jethwani | 25 November 2021 | Awards & Recognition
BHARAT RATNA
Deccan Chronicle 6 November 2008-L.E.

India's highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna, has been awarded to legendary Hindustani classical exponent Pandit Bhimsen Joshi which is not only a great honour to him but for all classical Hindustani musicians (Bharat Ratna for Bhimsen, Nov. 5). Seven years ago, shehnai Ustad Late Bismillah Khan was honored with this award. His music will not...

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Posted by Ramesh Jethwani | 25 November 2021 | Awards & Recognition
Amitabh Bachchan deserves top honours!
Gulf News,7th Oct,2019,L.E

It is heartening to learn that Bollywood’s most iconic actor, Amitabh Bachchan has been unanimously selected with this year’s Dadasaheb Phalke award (“Amitabh Bachchan humbled by Dadasaheb Phalke honour”, Gulf News, September 25). He is being recognised for his outstanding contribution to films. In my opinion, for Bachchan, this award comes late in his career. The...

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