Ranveer Singh quite literally brought the character of Peshwa Bajirao to life in last year’s release Bajirao Mastani. Well now we hear that the actor will be felicitated with the Maharashtrian of the Year award by Lokmat, which will be bestowed on the actor by the Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
The ‘Lokmat Maharashtrian of The Year’ award recognises and honours the individuals who have risen above the rest, and have positively impacted the state and have put Brand Maharashtra on the Indian and global radar. The jury members to choose the awardee for this year included former Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, Former Union Minister Praful Patel, eminent lawyer Ujjwal Nikam, social activist Medha Patkar, businessman Harsh Goenka, veteran journalist Ayaz Memon, filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar and others.
In the past the award has also been bestowed on legends like Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar.