The C.P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation honoured dancer and actor Vyjayanthimala Bali with the Saraswathi Puraskaram 2019 on Saturday.
Governor Banwarilal Purohit presented the title to her and said her contribution to the promotion of fine arts through dance and the medium of cinema was well known and universally acknowledged.
“A patriot at heart she worked hard to work for the propagation of the nationalistic ideals which were dear to her,” he said.Ms. Vyjayanthimala Balithanked the foundation for the same.
Nanditha Krishna, president, C.P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation, said the award was given as to those who have conserved and continued the country’s cultural heritage.
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