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Mithun Chakraborty bags lifetime achievement award

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Published: Monday, April 30, 2012, 10:09 [IST]

Iconic actor Mithun Chakraborty was yesterday felicitated with a lifetime achievement award by a renowned city-based business house in Kolkata. The award - comprising a memento, citation and Rs five lakh - was presented to the actor by West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan.

Accepting the award, Mithun said he espoused Swami Vivekananda's teachings and believed "in winning by heart and not solely by mind". Mithun bagged the national award thrice - for Mrigaya (1976), Tahader Katha (1996) and Swami Vivekananda (1998).

As per PTI, congratulating the Disco Dancer, Governor Narayanan said he was happy that the business house, PC Chandra Group, decided to accord this recognition to the actor. The group has also felicitated stalwarts like the late Ustad Bismillah Khan, Sunil Gavaskar and PT Usha in the past.

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