The prestigious award recognises the talents in various fields and the 38-year-old 'Balika Vadhu' actor is the one to receive it. Apart from TV soaps, Soni also appeared in many films including 'Gangaajal', 'Dus Kahaniyaan' and 'Apaharan'. 

Anup Soni

According to an official release, model Madhurima Tuli, six-year-old drummer Amogh Bhatt among many other social workers, doctors and journalists are the recipients of this year's award organised at ONGC auditorium here. "Youth are those who have younger thought process," said Bahuguna.