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Asha Parekh, Farooque Shaikh to be honoured by Bimal Roy Memorial and Film Society

Asha Parekh, Farooque Shaikh to be honoured by Bimal Roy Memorial and Film Society

Veterans Asha Parekh and Farooque Shaikh are set to be honoured by the Bimal Roy Memorial and Film Society to commemorate the 52nd death anniversary of the renowned filmmaker.

The organisation was instituted 22 years ago in memory of the late filmmaker. Its aim is to reward unsung heroes of the film industry. A special function will be held on January 8.

Awards will also be presented to directors Ananth Mahadevan and Amit Rai along with their actors Paresh Rawal and Jackie Shroff for making socially relevant films. 

Farooque Shaikh

Farooque never received an award except a National Award for the supporting role in Lahore. He died in 2013.

He will receive the award in the recognition of his contribution to Hindi cinema.

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