Veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal will receive the Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement Award 2012 instituted by the Maharashtra government.
The Maharashtra government announced the recipients of the state cultural awards on Friday.
Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene will receive the Raj Kapoor Special Contribution Award 2012.
Each of these awards carries a cash prize of Rs 2 lakh, a citation and a memento.
In the Marathi film industry, V. Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award 2012 will be bestowed upon veteran Marathi actress Leela Gandhi. Actor Dilip Prabhavalkar will receive the V. Shantaram Special Contribution Award 2012.