Lyricist Prasoon Joshi bags Shailendra Samman award

MUMBAI: Ad man and lyricist Prasoon Joshi was given the Shailendra Samman Award for Outstandng Literary Achievement for meaningful writing in films.

Joshi said, "Such appreciation for ones work is always a very humbling experience. Add to that, the award was presented to me by none other than Neeraj sahab. These will be some of my most cherished moments ever."

Joshi has penned the lyrics for films like Taare Zameen Par, Delhi 6 and Ghajini amongst others.