LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

  • Steve Martin honored with AFI's Lifetime Achievement award October 4, 2014

    (Reuters) - Actor and comedian Steve Martin is the honoree for the 2014 Lifetime Achievement award from the American Film Institute, the organization said on Friday. Martin, 69, will receive the award recognizing his prolific career spanning four decades at a gala in June 2015, televised on Turner Broadcasting's TNT. "Steve Martin...
  • Hinduja brothers presented Lifetime Achievement Award in UK September 25, 2014

    London: Leading NRI businessmen G P Hinduja and S P Hinduja have been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Business at a ceremony in the House of Lords. The award, constituted by the Indo-European Business Forum (IEBF), was presented to the Hinduja brothers at the event which was hosted...
  • Kapil Dev wins Lifetime Achievement award in UK September 25, 2014

    London: Indian cricket legend Kapil Dev has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award at a ceremony in the House of Lords here. The award, constituted by the Indo-European Business Forum (IBEF), was presented to the former India World Cup-winning captain on Wednesday evening for his contribution to the sport and...
  • Lionel Richie gets Lifetime Achievement award June 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer Lionel Richie bagged the Lifetime Achievement award at the BET Awards. Pharrell Williams introduced the tribute to Richie, which included clips of the singer's career. Afterward, John Legend sang a medley of Richie's 'Hello' and 'Still', reported Billboard magazine. Then R&B singer Richie, 67, performed 'Brick House', 'The...
  • Woody Allen sexually assaulted me when I was 7, Dylan Farrow writes open letter February 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Hollywood director Woody Allen has been accused by Dylan Farrow of sexual assault during her childhood. Dylan has written an open letter in The New York Times. Mia Farrow, the longtime girlfriend of Allen, and the 'Annie Hall' filmmaker split in 1992 amid revelations that Allen had an affair...
  • Kapil Dev conferred with BCCI 'Lifetime Achievement Award' January 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Former India captain Kapil Dev was on Saturday honoured with the C K Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award by the BCCI at its seventh annual awards ceremony on Saturday. Offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin was bestowed with the Polly Umrigar Award for being the best international cricket last season. Ashwin in the 201213 season...
  • IOTY: Late Justice JS Verma honoured with lifetime achievement award December 20, 2013

    The lifetime achievement award has gone to late Justice JS Verma, former Chief Justice of India. Justice Verma, a distinguished judge, died earlier in 2013. As the chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), he left his mark on, amongst other achievements, the laws governing rape with the recommendations for...
  • Manoj Kumar gets lifetime achievement award September 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Manoj Kumar received lifetime achievement award at the finale of the fourth edition of Jagran Film Festival, recently held here. Other awards included best actress bagged by Sridevi while the best actor award was shared by Ranbir Kapoor for his film 'Barfi!' and Farhan Akhtar for 'Bhaag Milkha...
  • Lata Mangeshkar honours Asha Bhosle for her contribution to music April 2, 2013

    Legendary singers and sisters Asha Bhosle and Lata Mangeshkar came under one roof on the occasion of 3rd Hridaynath Award in Mumbai on Sunday. The evening saw Lata Mangeshkar honour her younger sister Asha Bhosle with the 'Pt Hridaynath Lifetime Achievement Award' for her contribution as a singer. ...
  • Foster reveals she's gay, suggests she's retiring January 14, 2013

    Beverly Hills: Jodie Foster came out without really coming out, and suggested she was retiring from acting without exactly saying so, in a long, breathless and rambling speech at Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards. Foster took the stage as this year's winner of the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award, which...
  • Jeev Milkha Singh honoured with lifetime award December 15, 2012

    Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei: Jeev Milkha Singh, the first Indian professional golfer to join the European Tour in 1998, celebrated his 41st birthday in advance as he was honoured with the Asia Pacific Lifetime Achievement Award. Jeev was in the august company of 18time major champion Jack Nicklaus and eighttime...
  • Grammy lifetime achievement honour for Pandit Ravi Shankar December 13, 2012

    Washington: Legendary sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar would receive the lifetime achievement Grammy award, organisers of the top music award announced on Thursday. Shankar would receive the award posthumous on February 10 at the 55th Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, said the Recording Academy, which gives the prestigious Grammy...
  • Gavaskar conferred with CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement award November 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Former India captain and legendary opener Sunil Gavaskar was on Wednesday conferred with BCCI's prestigious Col CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement award while Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli were also awarded for their achievements in international arena during past season. Tendulkar was feted for his incredible achiement of scoring 100 international...
  • Gavaskar 'honoured and humbled' by BCCI award October 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar, who was chosen for the Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award by BCCI on Thursday, said that he was honoured and humbled to be chosen for Indian crickets biggest and highest award. The BCCI's Col. CK Nayudu Award Committee had on Thursday chosen Sunil...
  • Gavaskar to receive CK Nayudu Award October 25, 2012

    Mumbai: The Indian cricket board decided to confer the Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award on former India cricket captain Sunil Gavaskar. The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) Col. CK Nayudu Award Committee met here Thursday and chose to nominate Gavaskar for the award which comprises a trophy,...
  • Helen Mirren calls for more female directors July 3, 2012

    London: Veteran actress Helen Mirren, who was honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the annual Karlovy Vary International Film event, said there is need for more female directors in the movie industry. The 66yearold Oscarwinning actress, who is married to moviemaker Taylor Hackford, received the award at a ceremony in...
  • Ratan Tata gets Lifetime Achievement Award June 27, 2012

    New York: Tata Sons Chairman Ratan Tata has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the prestigious Rockefeller Foundation here for innovation in philanthropy. The Foundation, celebrating 100 years of global innovation, honoured individuals and institutions with its second annual Innovation Awards here yesterday. Speaking on the occasion, Tata said businesses should...
  • Dravid, Wadekar get top BCCI honours December 10, 2011

    Chennai: Veteran India batsman Rahul Dravid and former captain Ajit Wadekar were honoured with the Indian cricket board's top recognitions, the Polly Umrigar Award and the CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award, at a ceremony in Chennai on Saturday. Dravid, who made 1,285 runs from 15 Tests at an average of over...
  • I'm no Dhoni or Ganguly, says feted Wadekar November 22, 2011

    New Delhi: Ajit Wadekar, the former India captain, has been chosen for the CK Nayudu lifetime achievement award, the highest honour the Indian board can bestow on a former player. It will be presented to him early next month in Chennai. Wadekar, 70, was captain during India's historic wins against...
  • Freeman to receive lifetime achievement award November 11, 2011

    London: Oscaraward winning actor Morgan Freeman will receive the Cecil B DeMille award for his contribution to entertainment at next year's Golden Globes. The 74yearold, best known for roles in 'Driving Miss Daisy', 'Million Dollar Baby' and 'Invictus', where he played Nelson Mandela, will be honoured with the prize during the...
  • Lifetime Achievement Grammy for Julie Andrews December 23, 2010

    London: Hollywood actress Julie Andrews, singer Dolly Parton and rock band Ramones are reportedly set to receive lifetime achievement Grammys in February for their contribution to music. Said Neil Portnow, president of the Recording Academy which is handing out the awards: "It is a great honour to recognise and celebrate such...
  • Jackson's children receive his Lifetime Grammy February 1, 2010

    Los Angeles: King of Pop Michael Jackson was honoured with the Lifetime Grammy award posthumously, which was received by his children, who vowed to spread their father's message of love in the world. While accepting his late father's Lifetime Achievement Award midway through the live telecast of Grammy Awards held at the...
  • Rajesh Khanna wonders if Rekha understands English June 9, 2009

    Mumbai: One hundred and eighty films down the line, awards may no longer be a big deal for veteran actor Rajesh Khanna who rose to dizzying heights of superstardom in the 70s. For him, life in the film industry is still work in progress. But being honoured with the IIFA...
  • Two wild Tigers get 'Lifetime Achievement Award' April 24, 2009

    Travel Operators for Tigers (TOFT) Lifetime Achievement Awards will be made on Friday night to Ranthambhore's famous tigress Machali and Bandavgarh's celerity male Tiger, known as B2 (or Sundar) in recognition of their star pulling power in Ranthambhore and Bandavgarh Tiger Reserves. The two tigers though not personally accepting the...
  • Obama magic: Lifetime achievement award for Stevie February 26, 2009

    Stevie Wonder was an early and energetic supporter of Barack Obama ...
  • Lakshmi Mittal wins Forbes Lifetime Achievement Award September 8, 2008

    New York: Lakshmi Mittal, the Londonbased NRI steel tycoon, is being conferred the Forbes Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest recognition of global business success bestowed by the US business magazine for what it calls "a hero of entrepreneurial capitalism". Mittal is set to get the award on Monday night at Forbes...
  • RK Laxman gets CNNIBN Lifetime Achievement Award January 29, 2008

    New Delhi: India's most famous cartoonist and humorist RK Laxman was conferred the CNNIBN Lifetime Achievement Award at the CNNIBN Indian of the Year 2007 function in New Delhi on Tuesday. The CNNIBN Indian of the Year 2007 award recognises the Indian(s) whose contribution to the country in a calendar...
  • H'wood sex bomb at Delhi film fest November 10, 2006

    New Delhi: Former Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida will receive a lifetime achievement award at an International women's film festival to be held in the Indian capital next month, the festival director said Friday. Seventynineyearold Lollobrigida, a glamorous sex symbol of the 1950s and 1960s, has starred in films like 'The Hunchback...