Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan to get Lata Mangeshkar Award

The very popular playback singers Alka Yagnikand Udit Narayan and the  music composers Usha Khanna, Bappi Lahiri, Anu Malik and have been selected for the Madhya Pradesh state government’s prestigious National Lata MangeshkarAlka Yagnik and Udit Narayan to get Lata Mangeshkar Awardi. The artistes will be honoured for their contribution in the field of singing and composition of music.  The award, in the honour of Mangeshkar, will be presented on October 26 at a function in Indore, the birthplace of the 88-year-old legendary singer.  Noted playback singer Sudesh Bhonsle and his team will perform at the event. The award is alternatively given to music directors and playback singers every year.Each award winner will get a cash prize of Rs.two lakh, shawl, shreephal (coconut) and a citation.