In yet another first of firsts, Bollywood’s fashionista chocolate boy Ranveer Singh is all geared up to receive a an award from the nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar herself.

Every year the Mangeshkar family celebrates their father Pandit Dinanath Mangeshkar through an award ceremony which appreciated exemplary artists and game changing individuals. Ranveer Singh fans are already going crazy by the news of Ranveer receiving the prestigious Pandit Dinanath Mangeshkar Award this year which will be held in Pune. The said award ceremony will be held on 24th April 2016.

Last year the award went to Anil Kapoor while other past recipients include A.R.Rehman, Rishi Kapoor, Zakir Hussain and social activist Anna Hazare.

The legendary queen of melody Lata Mangeshkar herself announced the news through her Twitter handle. She was in all praise for the actor when she mentioned in her tweet that Ranveer spreads happiness wherever he goes and that the Mangeshkar family if happy to bestow the award upon him year. Looks like 2016 is turning out to be best year for the Bajirao Mastani actor and there’s no stopping to the awards and applauses he is winning. Bajirao Mastani has proved to be a game changer for Ranveer’s career. Though has won all awards for the year including Stardust, Filmfare, NDTV Indian of the year and Zee Cine Awards 2016, Pandit Dinanath Mangehkar Award will be the most awaited one.

The fact that the veteran singer will be handing over the trophy to Ranveer is what makes the whole award ceremony the most anticipated award ceremony of 2016.

The 30 year old actor is currently shooting for Aditya Chopra’s next titled Befikre in Paris where he is paired opposite the Shuddh Desi Romance actress Vaani Kapoor.

With his amazing choice of characters and dramatically different movies since his debut in 2010 with Band Bajaa Baraat; Ranveer Singh has really proved that he indeed is a powerhouse of talent. Looks like there’s no better Bollywood star to be a fan of currently, he never lets his fans down.