Bollywood star Ranveer Singh, who brought alive Maratha warrior Peshwa Bajirao II on the silver screen in Bajirao Mastani, will be feted with the ‘Maharashtrian Of The Year’ on Friday.

The award, by Lokmat, will be bestowed on the talented actor by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at a ceremony here later in the day.

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The ‘Lokmat Maharashtrian of The Year’ award recognises and honours the individuals that have risen above the rest, who have positively impacted the state and have put Brand Maharashtra on the Indian and global radar.

Ranveer’s performance in “Bajirao Mastani” made for a walk down the memory lanes of history and put forth the vision, aura and grandeur of Maharashtra’s pride – Peshwa Bajirao.

Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Bajirao Mastani was a major commercial and critical success and also won accolades at National Awards.