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Mumbai, Sep 25: Veteran actress Asha Parekh will be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award Sunday at the closing ceremony of the fifth edition of Jagran Film Festival. The actress, who made her debut in 1959 with “Dil Deke Dekho”, became one of the sought after actresses in the 1960s and 1970s. She has been part of hits like “Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai”, “Love in Tokyo”, “Do Badan”, “Teesri Manzil, “Kati Patang”, “Aan Milo Sajna” and “Caravan”. Also Read - British Sikhs Confer Lifetime Achievement Award on Imran Khan to Mark Guru Nanak Anniversary

In 1992, she was awarded the Padma Shri. “We are honoured to confer the Lifetime Achievement Award to Asha Parekh. Her films have been loved and celebrated by millions of cinema lovers in India. We are humbled that she has agreed to receive the award,” the official spokesperson of the fifth Jagran Film Festival said in a statement. Also Read - Virat Kohli Set to Receive Polly Umrigar Award, Full List of Winners