Aamir, Rekha receive Raj Kapoor award

Two most dynamic personalities of the Hindi film industry Aamir Khan and Rekha have been felicitated with Raj Kapoor award for their outstanding contribution to Hindi film industry.

Rekha after receiving the award expressed her gratitude in the following words, "Maharashtra is like my mother. I am proud to be a Maharashtrian and this award gives me tremendous pleasure. Raj Kapoor was like my father and this award is like a blessing from my parents”.

Aamir Khan too expressed his happiness on receiving the prestigious award. The Maharashtra state government also honored music maestro AR Rahman for Slumdog Millionaire music and the team of the very film were also felicitated on the occasion.

The award has been handed over to Aamir Khan by Chhagan Bhujbal and Rekha was honored by Chief Minister Ashok Chavan.