Odisha bagged three National Awards under the regional film category this year. Filmmaker Nilamadhab Panda was honoured with the National Award for his movie 'Kalira Atita', while director Sabyasachi Mohapatra bagged the award for 'Sala Budhar Badla'.
Mumbai: Google on Monday celebrated the 148th birth anniversary of legendary film-maker Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, or Dadasaheb Phalke — who first uttered ‘Lights, Camera, Action’… in 1912 — and created history when Indias first feature film, “Raja Harishchandra”, was released on May 3, 1913. Designed by guest artist Aleesha Nandhra, the Doodle depicts a young, […]
Mumbai: All cinemas and multiplexes in Maharashtra will exhibit a short film on the life and works of the Father of Indian cinema, Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, revered as Dadasaheb Phalke, Cultural Affairs Minister Vinod Tawde said here. The short film will be 55 seconds long and directed by Rajesh Mapuskar, who helmed the much-acclaimed film […]
Mumbai: Veteran actress- politician Hema Malini along with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, filmmaker Shoojit Sircar and Zeenat Aman bagged the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017 that took place, here. Mumbai witnessed Bollywood stars and music giants grace the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017 on Friday night. Chitra Productions in association with Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017 […]
Kolkata: Dadasaheb Phalke award-winning film director Mrinal Sen passed away on Sunday after a prolonged battle with age-related ailments, family sources said. He was 95. The Padma Bhushan awardee, best known for films such “Neel Akasher Neechey”, “Bhuvan Shome”, “Ek Din Achanak”, “Padatik” and “Mrigayaa”, was one of the most acclaimed filmmakers of the country […]
Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra will be honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award for being an international icon. The “Baywatch” star will be given the award under the newly introduced ‘Internationally Acclaimed Actress’ category at a ceremony here. “Priyanka’s hard and sincere efforts have helped her place herself on an international platform with grace. “She […]
New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was on Tuesday named this year’s Dadasaheb Phalke winner, Indian cinema’s highest honour for an artiste. Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar confirmed the news in a Twitter post. “The legend Amitabh Bachchan who entertained and inspired for 2 generations has been selected unanimously for #DadaSahabPhalke award. The entire country […]