Thursday, May 26, 2016
Shri Mangesh Waghmare Sr announcer AIR Pune recieves - "SHABD MAIFAL" award
“I don’t know whether I am an artist, or a talented person but I am sure that I am the luckiest & hence got an opportunity to be with & seek the guidance from artists & celebrities, moreover I prospered in All India Radio, an organisation with rich culture & tradition” said Mangesh Waghmare Sr announcer of AIR Pune on receiving the award “SHABD MAIFAL”
This award was conferred upon him by “Maitreya” an institute from Pimpri Chinchwad near Pune. The programme was organised at Svatantrya Veer Savarkar sabhagruha Nigdi Pune.It was the fourth memorial day of Late Satish Diwan famous anchor in Pimpri Chinchwad & this award is instituted in his memory to the person substantially contributing in the field of Anchoring.This is the second year of the award & it was presented to Shri Mangesh Waghmare Sr Announcer of AIR Pune at the hands of Shri Rajendra Diwan father of Late Satish Diwan & Smt Manjushri Satish Diwan. Shri Sudhir Gadgil famous anchor in Maharashtra was the first person to receive the award last year.
The award consists of a Trophy & Citation. Mangesh Waghmare is active in the field of music since 1980 & is connected with AIR since 1986. Originally from Jalna (Marathwada) region, Waghmare is the disciple of Pandit Govindrao Jalgaonkar, and Pandit Padmakar Thigale . He started his career as santoor player & became famous as an anchor in musical concerts. He has contributed in Marathi language, literature and Journalism under the guidance of Dr Dhundiraaj Kahalekar.
Apart from classical Music he has also developed a thorough understanding of lalit music, film music, & various musical instruments . He has studied Urdu from Ustaad Rafiuddin & has presented many programmes in Hindi, Urdu & Marathi
The other awards conferred on him till this date are
1 Akashwani Annual Awards for Drama
2 Sardar Mujumdar Puraskaar ,
3 Music composer Ram Kadam Puraskaar,
4 Rotary vocational Excellency Award,
5 Rotary Kalasakta Puraskaar,
6 Shri Natraj Puraskaar,
7 Swargayaytri Puraskaar,
8 Vighnaharta Kala Upasak Purasskaar
9 Kalidas Puraskaar,
10 Gurukrupa Puraskaar
Ram Kadam Puraskaar & Sardar Mujumdar Puraskaar are awarded to the performing Artists, while Shri Mangesh Waghmare is the first non performing artist to receive these awards. This is the eleventh award conferred on him.
Prasar Bharati Pariwar is proud of his achievements & wishes him a bright future for more exemplary work in his chosen field.