Veteran Marathi film actress Seema Deo was conferred with Zee Chitra Gaurav Lifetime Achievement award, for her contribution to the Marathi film industry.
The award was presented to her by senior Marathi actress Sulochana, in the presence of filmmaker Jabbar Patel, her sons Ajinkya and Abhinay Deo.
Speaking on the occasion, Mrs. Seema Deo expressed her gratitude to the audience for appreciating all her films and thanked the organisers for considering her name for this prestigious award. “Receiving this award from Sulochana Didi was also something special,” she said.
Meanwhile, the awards night was dominated by film ‘Sairat’ which bagged awards for Best Direction, Best Music, Best Background Music, Best Playback Singer and Best Picture. The Best Actor Award went to Girish Kulkarni for 'Jaun Dya Na Balasaheb' and the Best Actress Award went to Iravati Harshe for ‘Kaasav’. The Best Debutant Awards went to Akash Thosar and Rinku Rajguru for 'Sairat'. The event was full of spectacular dance and song performances and was emceed by Priyadarshan Jadhav and Sumeet Raghavan in their usual funny style. The award function will be telecast on March 26, on Zee Marathi.