Achievement and Recognition


Got the first award for ‘heera’ from ‘uttar pradesh film journalist association’ (u.p.f.j.a.) in 1973, presented by his excellency mr.chenna reddy, the then governor of the state. in the year, 1979, received a certificate of merit for ‘ganga ki saugand’ from tashkent, russi also for ‘dharam kanta’ received 19th annual award for excellence of indian cinema in 1982 from u.p.f.j.a. lucknow. appointed as special executive magistrate. (s.e.m.) by the government of Maharashtra received ‘k.asif memorial award for “big thinking” , from the bombay film award 1982-83.


punjabi kala sangam award new delhi 16th thkala bhushan award presented to mr.sultan ahmed, by the president of india shri. gyani zail singh for daata received 26th annual award from u.p.f.j.a. lucknow and daata’s two songs were selected by the central government, through the film division bombay, for telecasting on doordarshan and other channels, as masterpiece promo for the cause of national integration and communal harmony.

From 1990 to 1994, served the country’s oldest and renowned association of film producers ‘indian motion picture producers association’ (imppa) as senior vice-president and later was elected unanimously as president of imppa for consecutive terms 1994 to 1998.

Elected as the chairman of ‘film maker’s combine’, which is the apex body of the film makers of mumbai and maharashtra. and served the organization for four consecutive terms 1994 to 1998.

Honored by the national industrialconference in 1996, received their prestigious ‘vikas jyoti award’ which is being given to great achievers from various walks of life at the grand function at jaipur.

Headed the selection committee at madras as its chairman to select the indian entry for the year 1996 for ‘oscar award’ for ‘jai-vikranta’ received 33rd annual award for excellence in indian cinema. for the year 1997, from u.p.f.j.a. at lucknow.

Member of the advisory board for films fair 1997 organized by india trade promotion organisation (a govt.of india enterprises) new delhi.

Elected as the vice president of film federation of india (ffi) the highest apex body of indian film industry. served the first ‘lux zee cine award’ as a chairman of their board of governers for the year 1998.

Served the first “screen award” as a chairman of the jury.

received ‘bhartiya fan shree award 1998 for life time achievement from his excellency mr.surajbhan, the governor of uttar pradesh, at raj bhavan lucknow, in march 1999.


Received ‘hero honda award in 2001' as best director & best film on behalf of mr.k.asif for the film ‘moughal-e-azam’.