Anu Ranjan, Alka Yagnik and Padmini Kolhapure attended the press meet, held to announce the Yash Chopra Memorial Award winner
At the conference, Alka Yagnik said, "This is a very prestigious award. It is given to the (one of the) pillars of our industry. This is the 5th year and the jury decided it is high time we acknowledge Ashaji's contribution to the Indian cinema"
Alka Yagnik looked sweet in her traditional outfit
Filmmaker Boney Kapoor, singer Alka Yagnik, actress Padmini Kohlapure, director Madhur Bhandarkar, scriptwriter Honey Irani, and Anu and Shashi Ranjan came together for the press conference
Bonney Kapoor, who has been closely associated with Asha Bhosle, said, "My association with Ashaji has been since childhood - she sang songs for my father's films, for my films. Besides, we have always had very good relations. I think it is befitting that she receives this prestigious award"
Bonney Kapoor and Madhur Bhandarkar were clicked while having a candid conversation
Padmini Kolhapure and Bonney Kapoor were snapped outside the venue
Padmini Kolhapure played Shahid Kapoor's mother in Phata Poster Nikla Hero
The jury - actress Padmini Kohlapure, Anu Ranjan, filmmaker Boney Kapoor, singer Alka Yagnik, director Madhur Bhandarkar, script writer Honey Irani, and Shashi Ranjan pose together for a press conference to announce the winner
Asha Bhosle will be the fifth winner of the Yash Chopra Memorial award. Previous recipients are Asha Bhosale's elder sister and Bollywood playback singer Lata Mangeshkar, and actors Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, and Shah Rukh Khan
The winner of the Yash Chopra Memorial Award was announced on Saturday. The jury comprising late filmmaker Yash Chopra's wife Pamela Chopra, filmmaker Boney Kapoor, singer Alka Yagnik, actress Padmini Kohlapure, director Madhur Bhandarkar, script writer Honey Irani, and Anu and Shashi Ranjan came together for a press conference to announce the winner. We have pictures. (All pics/Yogen Shah)
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