Khandwa, July 24: Yesteryear Bollywood actor Manoj Kumar will be bestowed with Madhya Pradesh government`s prestigious Kishore Kumar award here on August 4 -- the birth anniversary of the versatile playback singer.
The award instituted by the state government`s cultural department carries a cash prize of Rs one lakh and a citation.
A memorial of the legendary singer will be unveiled on the occasion, Khandwa Collector S B Singh told reporters here today.
Later in the evening, Kishore Kumar`s sons Amit and Sumit will relive their father`s magic by presenting his songs.
On August 3, a group called "K for Kishore" will present a light music programme in memory of the singer, he said.
Kishore Kumar`s wife Leena Chandavarkar is likely to be present on the occasion.