Mumbai, Jan 30 (Agencies): Indian singing icon and Bharat Ratna winner Lata Mangeshkar was among the luminaries to receive `Salaam Maharashtra' award here Saturday night.

Several celebrities and artists from Maharashtra, who have made a significant contribution in the fields of art, culture, sports, science and social work were also felicitated on the occasion.

Among those who got honour were social activist Dr Prakash Amte and Dr Manda Amte, scientist Dr Raghunath Mashelkar, Kirloskar Industrial Group, Bollywood actor Dharmendra and classical vocalist Pundit Jasraj.

The stars of Marathi film industry who graced the event included Ramesh and Seema Dev, Supriya Pilgaonkar, Sonali Kulkarni, Mrinal Kulkarni, Makrand Anaspure and Resham Tipnis.

The awards have been set up by Marathi entertainment channel, `Mi Marathi'.