Veteran theatre personality Vijaya Mehta will be felicitated with the 22nd Jeevan Gaurav award instituted by the Chaturang Pratishthan.

The award comprising a cash prize of Rs one lakh, citation and memento will presented to Mehta at the two-day Chaturang Rang Sammelan to be held in December here or in Dombivali this year, a statement issued here today said.

Mehta is being felicitated for her contribution to the progress and growth of experimental and commercial theatre.

Earlier, award winners include Bhalji Pendharkar, P L Deshpande and Lata Mangeshkwar.

(This article was published on August 18, 2012)
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